2015-16 Degree Plan

Journalism and Mass Communication - Multimedia Journalism Concentration, BA

College of Arts & Sciences: Department of Communication & Journalism
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 15 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
Freshman Academic Choice 3 D-
STAT 145: Introduction to Statistis (SCW) 3 C
Second Language 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 31 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
Humanities 3 C
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
Physical and Natural Science 4 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Elective Any Level or SPAN for prerequisite 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 46 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ 171L: Introduction to Media Writing 3 C
Fine Arts 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
CJ 130 Or PHIL 156 3 C
Physical and Natural Science 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 61 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ 269: Multimedia and Visual Communication 3 C
CJ 278: Writing and Editing for Multimedia Journalism 3 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 79 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ 360: Broadcast News I 3 C
CJ 375: Intermediate Reporting 3 C
Social Behavioral Science 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
Upper Division Elective 3 D-
Upper Division Elective 3 D-
Term Hours: 18
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 97 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ 475: Advanced Multimedia Journalism 3 C
CJ Elective from List 3 C
Humanities 3 C
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
2nd Major or Elective Any Level 3 C
Upper Division Elective 3 D-
Term Hours: 18
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 113 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ Elective from List 3 C
CJ 365: History of Media 3 C
CJ 466: Media Ethics and Law 3 C
Elective Any Level 1 D-
Minor or 2nd Major Requirement 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 128 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
CJ Elective from List 3 C
CJ 478: Media Theory and Research 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
2nd Major or Upper Division Elective 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Degree Plan Notes
  • Minimum graduation GPA = 2.00. Keep in mind that minimum grades on road map are for individual coursework only. Students must maintain a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA for admisssion to and graduation from the College of Art & Science.

  • The courses in the Multimedia Journalism sequence are pre-requisite driven, and will take a minimum of 4 semesters to complete, beginning with CJ 171L.

  • SCW= Supportive coursework. Required by major but not in major study requirements. May be reused for other components