Journalism B.A./B.S. – Secondary Teacher Certification

Secondary and All-Level Education

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The Journalism BA/BS graduate with secondary teacher certification will receive the basic skills and knowledge required of journalism professionals, while obtaining pedagogy and educational professional development course work through the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. The student should obtain advising from both the advisor in Journalism and from a Curriculum and Instruction faculty mentor. Students with bachelor’s degrees who want to teach should consult the Graduate Catalog for requirements leading to certification.

Journalism-News Editiorial B.A./B.S. with Teacher Certification

Core Curriculum Requirement
See the Core Curriculum Requirements42
Core courses
MMJ 1307Mass Communication in Society 3
MMJ 336Media Law 3
MMJ 445Ethics in the Media3
MMJ 420Multimedia Portfolio 3
News-editorial sequence
MMJ 2305Publication Design & Production 3
MMJ 2315Basic Reporting 3
MMJ 2327Advertising Principles 3
MMJ 314Intermediate Reporting 3
MMJ 315Editing & Production 3
MMJ 316Community Newspaper Journalism 3
MMJ 322Film-Style Shooting & Editing 3
MMJ 335Media History 3
MMJ 350Visual Communication for News Publications3
MMJ 380Magazine Production 3
MMJ 440Broadcast & Digital Journalism 3
MMJ 453Social Media Marketing 3
MMJ 495Media Internship 3
Secondary Certification Professional Development Course Requirements
SED 300Teaching Profession3
PSY 300Learning Processes and Development3
RDG 380Comprehension and Vocabulary in Middle and High Schools3
ETEC 424Integrating Tech into Curricul3
Residency Semester
SED 400Pedagogy and Classroom Management in Field-based Environments3
SED 401Technology Infused Curriculum and Assessment in Field-based Environments3
SED 404Secondary Teaching Practicum3
SED 405Secondary Residency in Teaching6
Total Hours120

Journalism-Public Relations B.A./B.S. with Teacher Certification

Core Curriculum Courses
See the Core Curriculum Requirements42
Core courses
MMJ 1307Mass Communication in Society 3
MMJ 336Media Law 3
MMJ 445Ethics in the Media3
MMJ 420Multimedia Portfolio 3
Public relations sequence
MMJ 2305Publication Design & Production 3
MMJ 2315Basic Reporting 3
MMJ 2327Advertising Principles 3
MMJ 315Editing & Production 3
MMJ 322Film-Style Shooting & Editing 3
MMJ 328Public Relations Principles 3
MMJ 329Writing for Public Relations3
MMJ 335Media History 3
MMJ 425Public Relations Case Studies 3
MMJ 426Public Relations Campaigns 3
MMJ 440Broadcast & Digital Journalism 3
MMJ 495Media Internship 3
MKT 306Marketing3
or MKT 422 Electronic Commerce
Secondary Certification Professional Development Course Requirements
ETEC 424Integrating Tech into Curricul3
PSY 300Learning Processes and Development3
RDG 380Comprehension and Vocabulary in Middle and High Schools3
SED 300Teaching Profession3
Residency Semester
SED 400Pedagogy and Classroom Management in Field-based Environments3
SED 401Technology Infused Curriculum and Assessment in Field-based Environments3
SED 404Secondary Teaching Practicum3
SED 405Secondary Residency in Teaching6
Total Hours120