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Requirements for the major

11 credits as follows:

  • Four core courses: JOUR 123, JOUR 166, JOUR 270, and JOUR 272
  • One credit in Ethics: JOUR 275 or another ethics course approved by the program chair
  • Two additional credits from the following narrative courses, with at least one at the 300 level: CTL/BUS/ENG 201, ENG/JOUR 206, ENG/JOUR 306, JOUR 345, ENG/JOUR 370, ENG/JOUR 371
  • One credit in diversity and communication: JOUR 219
  • One credit from understanding images & design: JOUR/ART 112, JOUR 119, JOUR/ART 212, JOUR/ART 220, JOUR 285
  • One credit on media and public policy: JOUR/PS 222, JOUR 288, JOUR/RELS 241C, JOUR 295, or other courses in public policy as approved by the program chair
  • One credit from practicum: JOUR 399

Requirements for the minor

6 credits in Journalism, as follows:

  • Three required courses: JOUR 123, JOUR 270 and JOUR 275
  • Two upper-level (one must be 300-level) journalism narrative/production courses
  • One elective credit in journalism

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