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|
|MMJ 1307||Mass Communication in Society||3|
|MMJ 336||Media Law||3|
|MMJ 445||Ethics in the Media||3|
|MMJ 420||Multimedia Portfolio||3|
|MMJ 2305||Publication Design & Production||3|
|MMJ 2315||Basic Reporting||3|
|MMJ 2327||Advertising Principles||3|
|MMJ 314||Intermediate Reporting||3|
|MMJ 315||Editing & Production||3|
|MMJ 316||Community Newspaper Journalism||3|
|MMJ 322||Film-Style Shooting & Editing||3|
|MMJ 335||Media History||3|
|MMJ 350||Visual Communication for News Publications||3|
|MMJ 380||Magazine Production||3|
|MMJ 440||Broadcast & Digital Journalism||3|
|MMJ 453||Social Media Marketing||3|
|MMJ 495||Media Internship||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 MMJ 489 Independent Study can be applied to the student’s degree plan in his/her major. This limitation does not apply to MMJ 397 Special Topics and MMJ 497 Special Topics courses. Substitutions can be made only with the approval of the Journalism Division coordinator.