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BA in English: Concentration in Journalism Curriculum

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Course Number Course Name Credit
English Writing Courses
ENG 200W Applied Journalism 3
ENG 240 College Newspaper Practicum 6
ENG 340 Advanced Writing: Essay 3
ENG 345 Advanced Writing: Journalism 3
ENG 495 Internship 3
Subtotal Credit Hours: 18
English Literature Courses:
ENG 312 Shakespeare 3
ENG 302 American Literature   3
Subtotal Credit Hours: 6
Communication Courses:
COM 105 Introduction to Mass Media 3
COM 215 Writing for Media
Choose THREE Communication Studies courses: 9
COM 221 Public Relations
COM 222 Analysis of Argument/ Discourse
COM 305 Mass Media in the Lives of Young People
COM 315 Communication and Technology*
COM 321 Public Relations Case Studies
COM 322 Images in Media: Gender, Race, Religion, and Culture
COM 325 Advertising Communication
COM 370 Political Communication
Subtotal Credit Hours: 15
Total Credit Hours: 39

* Requires signature of COM chair to exempt COM 280

Recommended:

Course Number Course Name Credit
FA 160 Computer Graphics 3
MATH 220 Statistics for the Social and Behavior 3
POS 103 American Government 3
POS 104 State and Local Government 3
POS 380 American Political Thought 3

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