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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Broadcast Journalism B.A./B.S.


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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/ Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree


May be either depending on option selected; see the "Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees " section of this catalog.

Major in Broadcast Journalism


(Major Code: 234)

University Core Curriculum Requirements


 Refer to the  section "University Core Curriculum" section of this catalog.

Required Courses:


Electives


Take additional electives as needed to total 120 hours overall (of which 39 must be advanced).

Note:


Broadcast Journalism majors may not count more than 43 hours of MCOM courses toward the degree. Electives should be in other subjects.

 

Graduation Requirements


All students in a Mass Communication major program will compile an e-portfolio that demonstrates the student's competencies in at least six of the following eight categories:

  • Leadership
  • Mass Media Production
  • Media Convergence
  • Written Communication
  • Cultural Influences
  • Theoretical Perspectives
  • Professional and Civic Responsibilities
  • Media Management

The e-portfolio must be submitted for review early in the semester the student plans to graduate. The student must receive a score of 3 or higher on each section of the portfolio to be certified for graduation.

 

Advising Services Degree Checklists and Curriculum Guides


The following Degree Checklist and Curriculum Guide (suggested course sequence) are available for download in PDF form from Advising Services Degree Checklists:

  • Broadcast Journalism B.A. or B.S.

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