BA Major in Journalism

Program Requirements

Major in Journalism (45 credits)

18credits from Stage I: Journalism
12credits from Stage II: Journalism
15credits from Stage III: Journalism

Stage I: Journalism (18 credits)

18

credits:

JOUR 205 Principles of Journalistic Thought and Practice (3.00)
JOUR 206 Introduction to Reporting (3.00)
JOUR 207 Introduction to Multimedia (3.00)
JOUR 208 Intermediate Reporting (3.00)
JOUR 209 Intermediate Multimedia (3.00)
JOUR 216 Law and Ethics in Journalism (3.00)

Stage II: Journalism (12 credits)

6

credits:

JOUR 302 Reporting and Research Methods for Journalism (3.00)
JOUR 321 Visual Journalism (3.00)

6

credits chosen from:

JOUR 303 Feature Writing (3.00)
JOUR 309 Editing and Page Design (3.00)
JOUR 310 Gender, Diversity and Journalism (3.00)
JOUR 325 Social Media and Mobile Reporting (3.00)
JOUR 330 Radio Newsroom (3.00)
JOUR 335 Alternative Journalism (3.00)
JOUR 398 Special Topics in Journalism (3.00)

Stage III: Journalism (15 credits)

6

credits:

JOUR 443 The Digital Magazine (3.00)
JOUR 444 Critical Approaches to Journalism (3.00)

9

credits chosen from:

JOUR 402 Specialist Reporting (3.00)
JOUR 404 Magazine Writing (3.00)
JOUR 421 Advanced Video Journalism (3.00)
JOUR 432 Documentary Video and Radio (3.00)
JOUR 437 Turning Points in Journalism History (3.00)
JOUR 442 International Journalism (3.00)
JOUR 445 Advanced Photojournalism (3.00)
JOUR 450 Journalism Practicum (3.00)
JOUR 451 Independent Study (3.00)
JOUR 463 Literary Journalism (3.00)
JOUR 498 Advanced Special Topics in Journalism (3.00)


Notes

  • A limited number of students who have been admitted to the Major in Journalism program may be allowed to register in the Science College, with a view to combining a basic understanding of science with a training in journalism.
  • To graduate with a Major in Journalism, students are required to complete a minor or a major in another subject.
  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements.

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