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B.A. in Communications - Print Journalism Curriculum

(Leading to the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications Media)

Core Curriculum I – IV (42 Hours)

Preprofessional, Major and Elective Courses (21 Hours)
CMM 211 Introduction to Mass Communications (3)
CMM 212 Beginning Newswriting (3)
CIS 205 Introduction to Computer Information Systems (3)
CIS 210 Introduction to Computer Systems (3)
CMS 200 Voice and Diction (3)

Restricted Electives (9 Hours)
Restricted electives must be chosen in consultation with major adviser.

Print Journalism (33 Hours)
CMM 213 Basic Photography (3)
CMM 313 Copy Editing (3)
CMM 327 Feature Editorial Writing (3)
CMM 330 Ethical Issues in Mass Media (3)
CMM 344 Opinion Writing (3)
CMM 402 Law of Communication (3)
CMM 404 Mass Media and Society (3)
CMM 418 Public Affairs Reporting (3)
CMM 423 Practicum (1)
CMM 424 Internship (2-6)
Elective Courses (Choose two upper-division CMM courses) (6)

Minor Elective Courses (18 Hours)

Foreign Language (6 Hours)
Choose one language, either French or Spanish.


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