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Journalism Major

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Journalism Major  35 hours
Required courses (32 hours):
JMC 100T Transitions
JMC 168 Contemporary Mass Media
JMC 194 Newswriting
JMC 270 Basic Audio/Video Production
JMC 294 Advanced Newswriting
JMC 295 Copyediting
JMC 330 Mass Media Effects
JMC 397 Reporting for Print Media
JMC 398 Reporting for Broadcast and Online Media
JMC 499 Senior Seminar
JMC 590 Mass Communication Law
JMC 597 Advanced Reporting

Required Limited Elective (3 hours from the following):
GCM 250
Principles of Photography and Photojournalism
JMC 322 Mass Media Study Abroad
JMC 336 Script Writing
JMC 396 Publication Design
JMC 445 Community Journalism
JMC 466 Advanced Electronic News Reporting and Production
JMC 492 Feature Writing
JMC 593 Opinion Writing
JMC 596 Internship
Co-Requirements (6 hours):
CSC 125 Internet and Web Design
GCM 153 Electronic Imaging
Required Minor 21-24 Hours
Unrestricted Electives 8-17 Hours
Total Curriculum Requirements 120 Hours

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