Journalism B.A./B.S. - Emphasis in News Editorial
The emphasis in News Editorial provides students with the opportunity to obtain a liberal arts education and equips graduates with the intellectual background and professional skills required for entry-level positions and careers in print media journalism. The graduate with this major emphasis should possess competencies in news writing and have an understanding of journalistic law and media ethics.
- Students will be able to write and edit documents (copy) suitable for publication styles in print and online outlets.
- Students will be able to produce documents that incorporate the necessary design elements suitable for journalistic outlets.
- Students will be able to identify the significant issues in journalistic history and ethics and the fundamentals of media law applicable to professional practices.
|Core Curriculum Courses|
|See the Core Curriculum Requirements||42|
|JOUR 1307||US-Mass Commun in Society||3|
|JOUR 336||Media Law||3|
|JOUR 445||US-Ethics in the Media||3|
|RTV 420||Interactive Media||3|
|JOUR 115||PUBLICATION DESIGN & PRODUCTIO||3|
|JOUR 214||Basic Reporting||3|
|JOUR 260||Advertising Principles||3|
|JOUR 314||Intermediate Reporting||3|
|JOUR 315||Editing & Production||3|
|JOUR 316||Community Newspaper Journalism||3|
|JOUR 335||Media History||3|
|JOUR 350||VISUAL COMM FOR NEWS PUBLICATI||3|
|JOUR 380||Magazine Production||3|
|JOUR 495||Media Internship||3|
|RTV 322||Film-Style Shooting & Editing||3|
|RTV 440||Broadcast & Digtl Journ||3|
|RTV 453||Social Media||3|
|A minor is required for this program||18|
|Electives may be required to complete this degree||9|
A minimum grade of “C” must be earned in courses required for this major. Only one JOUR 489 Independent Study can be applied to the student’s degree plan in his/her major. This limitation does not apply to JOUR 397 Special Topics and JOUR 497 SPECIAL TOPICS courses. Substitutions can be made only with the approval of the Journalism Division coordinator.