Sample Course Sequence for the Major in Journalism

A course planning guide for this major may be found hereThe major course planning guides are not part of the official Undergraduate Bulletin, and are only updated periodically for use as an advising tool. The Undergraduate Bulletin supersedes any errors or omissions in the major course planning guides.  

FRESHMAN

FALL Credits
First Year Seminar 101 1
WRT 102 3
JRN 101   or  JRN 103
3
JRN 105 3
MAT (QPS)****
3
SBC
 3
 Total 16
 
SPRING Credits
First Year Seminar 102 1
JRN 108 3
JRN 115 / JRN 111 * 3
BUS 111 or ECO 108
3-4
SBC 3
SBC
 Total 16-17
 
SOPHOMORE

FALL Credits
JRN 210 / JRN 211  or 205/215 3 or 4
JRN 220 2
Multidisciplinary concentration*** 3
SBC 3
SBC  3
 Total 14-15
 
SPRING Credits
JRN 288 * 1
JRN 301 2
JRN 310 **    3
Multidisciplinary concentration***  3
SBC  3
SBC  3
 Total 15
 
JUNIOR

FALL Credits
JRN 320 ** 3
JRN 350 3
JRN 333 ,  JRN 334 ,  JRN 336 , or JRN 337 3
Multidisciplinary concentration***  3
Elective  3
 Total 15
 
SPRING Credits
JRN 364   or JRN 370** 3
JRN 340 3
JRN Experiential (any late semester)  3
Multidisciplinary concentration*** 3
Elective 3
 Total 15
 
SENIOR

FALL Credits
JRN 371   or  JRN 381 **  3
JRN 385  1
Multidisciplinary concentration***
 3
Elective  3
Elective  3
 SBC  3
 Total 16
 
SPRING Credits
JRN 490 3
Multidisciplinary concentration***  3
Elective   3 
Elective  3
SBC  3
   
 Total 15

 NOTE: The sample course sequence is meant to be used as a example. Please consult a Journalism advisor to help plan a course schedule.

Parts of this curriculum take effect in Fall 2013. Students who took JRN 110 before Fall 2013 will continue in that sequence.

*Students are required to pass 111 to progress in JRN skills courses.

**These courses follow a sequence (e.g.  JRN 370   and  JRN 371 ). See Bulletin course descriptions for specifics.

***Or courses that count toward a second major.

****Choose from among the following: AMS 102, MAT 118 or any higher AMS or

MAT course.