Jul 01, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Journalism (Grades 7-12) Certification (Broadcast Journalism B.A./B.S.)

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: 832)

University Core Curriculum Requirements

Refer to the “University Core Curriculum ” section of this catalog.

From Language, Philosophy and Culture - Core 40 (3 hours)

Broadcast Journalism Major Requirements (43 hours)

A grade of “C” or better and a 2.75 GPA is required.

Bachelor of Science Requirements (6 hours)

Six hours from biology, chemistry, geology, geosciences, mathematics, physics and natural sciences.


  • Only 48 hours of MCOM courses may count toward fulfilling this degree.
  • All students will compile and submit 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

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