Jul 03, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 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.

Digital and Multimedia Production


The Digital and Multimedia Production 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.

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 Literature


Students take four of the following courses:

Sports Multimedia Communication


The Sports Multimedia 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.

Visual Communication


The visual communication emphasis area will consist of four of the following courses. Only one internship may count toward the four-course requirement:

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.

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