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BA in English: Concentration in Journalism Curriculum

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

* Requires signature of Communications chair to exempt COMM 280


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

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