Journalism and Media Communication, Bachelor of Arts

Requirements

Core Courses for All Journalism and Media Communication Majors
JMC 1500INTRODUCTION TO JOURNALISM AND MEDIA COMMUNICATION 13
JMC 2000INFORMATION LITERACY FOR COMMUNICATION PROFESSIONALS3
JMC 2100MEDIA WRITING LABORATORY3
JMC 2104MEDIA WRITING LECTURE1
JMC 2200MEDIA STORYTELLING I3
JMC 2300MEDIA STORYTELLING II3
JMC/CMST 4960INTERNSHIP AND CAREER PREPARATION SEMINAR1
JMC/CMST 4970INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE1
JMC 4410COMMUNICATION LAW AND POLICY3
JMC 4450JOURNALISM AND MEDIA COMMUNICATION CAPSTONE I3
JMC 4460JOURNALISM AND MEDIA COMMUNICATION CAPSTONE II3
Research class:
JMC 3350MEDIA COMMUNICATION RESEARCH3
Select two communication studies (CMST) classes with advisor6
Sequences
Select one of three concentrations24
Additional Bachelor of Arts Requirement
Foreign Language16
Total Credits76

Creative Media Concentration

Requirements
JMC 2320VIDEO FIELD PRODUCTION3
JMC 2370RADIO/AUDIO I3
JMC 3320VIDEO FIELD AND STUDIO PRODUCTION3
JMC 3370RADIO/AUDIO II3
Select two JMC electives with adviser6
Select two of the following Critical-thinking classes with adviser:6
INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE
MASS COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC OPINION
HISTORY OF MASS COMMUNICATION
MASS MEDIA ETHICS
MEDIA LITERACY
FILM THEORY AND CRITICISM
MEDIA & POLITICS
MEDIA RELATIONS
PUBLIC RELATIONS CASE STUDIES
MEDIA ENTREPRENEURSHIP
SOCIAL MEDIA MEASUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT
Total Credits24

Journalism Concentration

Requirements
JMC 2150NEWS WRITING AND REPORTING3
JMC 3030ELECTRONIC NEWS WRITING AND REPORTING3
JMC 3330TELEVISION NEWS VIDEO3
Select one of the following JMC advanced writing and editing classes with adviser:3
EDITING PRINCIPLES
MAGAZINE ARTICLE WRITING
CRITICAL WRITING FOR THE MASS MEDIA
LITERARY JOURNALISM
PUBLIC AFFAIRS REPORTING
SPORTS WRITING
Select two JMC electives with adviser6
Select two of the following Critical-thinking classes with adviser:6
INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE
MASS COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC OPINION
HISTORY OF MASS COMMUNICATION
MASS MEDIA ETHICS
MEDIA LITERACY
FILM THEORY AND CRITICISM
MEDIA & POLITICS
MEDIA RELATIONS
PUBLIC RELATIONS CASE STUDIES
MEDIA ENTREPRENEURSHIP
SOCIAL MEDIA MEASUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT
Total Credits24

Public Relations and Advertising Concentration

Requirements
JMC 4250STRATEGIC WRITING FOR PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ADVERTISING3
JMC 3500PR AND ADVERTISING DESIGN3
JMC 3620PRINCIPLES OF CREATIVE ADVERTISING3
JMC 3230PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC RELATIONS3
Select two JMC electives with adviser6
Select two of the following Critical-thinking classes with adviser:6
INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE
MASS COMMUNICATION AND PUBLIC OPINION
HISTORY OF MASS COMMUNICATION
MASS MEDIA ETHICS
MEDIA LITERACY
FILM THEORY AND CRITICISM
MEDIA & POLITICS
MEDIA RELATIONS
PUBLIC RELATIONS CASE STUDIES
MEDIA ENTREPRENEURSHIP
SOCIAL MEDIA MEASUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT
Total Credits24