Journalism - International Emphasis Requirements (BA/BS)

Major Requirements - 36 units
JOURNLSM 227WRITING FOR NEWS MEDIA3
JOURNLSM 237REPORTING FOR NEWS MEDIA3
JOURNLSM 309MEDIA ETHICS3
JOURNLSM 420LAW OF MASS COMMUNICATION3
COMM 424CROSS CULTURAL COMMUNICATION (DV)(GS)3
JOURNLSM 486JOURNALISM CAPSTONE: PUBLIC AFFAIRS3
Select one of the following:6
PUBLICATION LAYOUT
AND
PUBLICATION EDITING
OR
VIDEO PRODUCTION I: FUNDAMENTALS OF VIDEO
AND
TELEVISION NEWS REPORTING AND PRODUCTION
Select 12 units from the following:12
ELECTRONIC MEDIA ANNOUNCING
COMMUNICATION THEORIES
NEW COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
COMMUNICATION RESEARCH METHODS
INTERNSHIP IN ELECTRONIC MEDIA
FEATURE WRITING
SPORTS JOURNALISM
HISTORY OF MASS COMMUNICATION
PUBLICATION PHOTOGRAPHY
JOURNALISM FOR THE WEB
COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC OPINION
INTERNSHIP IN JOURNALISM
MASS COMMUNICATION IN SOCIETY
Total Units36
Unique Requirement
Minimum of one semester (Fall or Spring) in a Study Abroad Program Approved by the Communication Department

Writing Requirement

Exit Interview

Other elective courses taken abroad must meet departmental approval. At least 9 credits of Journalism or Communication related courses must be taken during the student's study abroad semester.

A 2.75 overall GPA is required to declare a major in this emphasis; a 2.25 GPA in the emphasis is required for graduation.