Requirements for a Major in Communication Studies/Journalism

In addition to the general education requirements, the following courses are required:

  Semester Hours
COM/TH 103, Introduction to Human Communication 3
COM 201, Persuasion 3
COM 202, Mass Communication 3
COM/JR 440, Internship 3
JR 110, Introduction to Media 3
JR 152, Student Publications:  Newspaper 3*
JR 330, Media Law and Ethics 3
Total 21

*JR 152 is a one-credit hour class. Students must complete at least three semesters.

In addition to the 21 hours of core requirements listed above, students must complete the requirements for a concentration in either journalism or communication studies.