Oct 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication, Journalism Concentration, News Editorial Option, B.S.


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(Leading to the Bachelor of Science Degree with a concentration in Journalism)

Curriculum


Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


First Semester


Total: 15

Second Semester


Total: 15

Senior Year


First Semester


Total: 15

Second Semester


Total: 15

Note:


1 This course not included in 120-hour curriculum.
   
2 Emphasis Area Courses

Communication Options:


Agricultural Communication


The Agricultural Communication Option is designed to prepare students for various careers in Communication in Agriculture.

Courses in Agricultural Communication


Students take three of the following Agricultural courses and one internship:

Environmental Communication


The Environmental Communication option is designed to prepare students for various careers in appropriate communication areas and in newspapers, magazines and government to provide background and experience in preparing students for those careers, the curriculum places emphasis on practices and problems.

Courses in Environmental Communication


Students take four of the following courses. Only one internship may count toward the four.

Digital Electronic Multi-Media


The Digital Electronic Multi-Media option is designed to prepare students for various careers in the area of electronic publishing. The curriculum is characterized by an emphasis on analytical methods for business problem solving, information technology applications and electronic publishing, preparing students to serve as a web master for a newspaper, magazine or public relations department.

Courses in Digital Electronic Multi-Media


Students take four of the following courses:

Sports Multi-Media Communication


The Sports Multi-Media Communication Option is designed to prepare students for various careers in the area of sports. The curriculum is characterized by an emphasis on sports management and coaching to provide background and experience in sports communication preparing students for a career as a sports/columnist or in sports public relations. Hands-on experience in radio and television may be gained via internship.

Courses in Sports Multi-Media Communication


Students may take four of the following courses. Only one internship may count toward the total of four.

Writing Fiction and Non-Fiction


The Writing Fiction and Non-Fiction option is designed to extend students’ writing experiences beyond the freelance writing course and also prepares them for additional experiences in fiction and non-fiction writing, according to their aspirations.

Courses in Writing Fiction and Non-Fiction


Students take four of the following courses. Only one may include a special problems course.

Courses in Literature


Students take four of the following courses:

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