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Journalism/Mass Communication

Courses Offered

JOU 1313—News Writing and Reporting: An introductory course in journalism designed to teach news writing and reporting, the construction of the news article with an emphasis on source news, features, sports, and interview stories and editorials.

JOU 1111, 1121, 2111, 2121—College Publications: Participation in the production of the college newspaper or yearbook. 

COM 2483—Introduction to Mass Communications: A study of the history, organization, and mechanics of various media. Designed to help the student understand the role of mass media in life and society.

COM 1463—TV Production: Practical experience in the production of television programs and the techniques of production including camera, audio, lighting, staging, graphics, and on-camera appearance. 

COM 1511—Radio/TV Production Lab: Lab experience in radio or television production.

1st Semester

ENG 11133 credit hours
MAT 13133
JOU 13133
JOU 11111
Fine Arts (Theatre, Dance, Art, or Music Appreciation)3
Orientation2
Total credit hours15 credit hours

2nd Semester

ENG 11233
COM 24833
JOU 12111
SPT 21733
One of the following: PSY 1513, SOC 2113, GEO 1113, ECO 2113, ECO 2123, another HIS class3
HIS (any history)3
16

3rd Semester

SPT 1133
JOU 21111
Literature class3
Science with lab4
Another of the following: PSY 1513, SOC 2113, GEO 1113, ECO 2113, ECO 2123, another HIS class3
Electives3
17

4th Semester

COM 14633
COM 15111
Science with lab4
Electives6
14