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Journalism Major Requirements48 units
Required Core Courses15 units
COMM 200
Introduction to Mass Communication
3
COMM 215
Writing for Communication
3
JOUR 210
Introduction to Journalism
3
JOUR 220
Press Theory and Democracy
3
JOUR 230
Digital News Gathering
3
Upper-division Core Requirements21 units
COMM 300
Research Methods in Communication
3
COMM 490
Communication Internship
1–3
JOUR 300
Editing
3
JOUR 315
Multimedia Publishing and Design
3
JOUR 325
Newspaper Workshop
1
JOUR 430
Public Affairs Reporting**
3
Select 2 units in any combination from the following:
JOUR 326
Magazine Workshop
1
JOUR 327
Radio Workshop
1
JOUR 328
Television Workshop
1
Elective Requirements12 units
Choose 12 units from the following courses:
COMM 420
Conflict Management**
3
ENGL 304
Creative Writing: Nonfiction
3
JOUR 250
Public Relations
3
JOUR 261
Radio Broadcast Journalism
3
JOUR 376
Television Journalism
3
JOUR 410
International Journalism
3
JOUR 420
Entertainment Reporting
3
JOUR 425
Opinion and Editorial Writing
3
JOUR 440
Religion and Values Reporting
3
JOUR 460
Advanced Public Relations
3
JOUR/COMM 495
Special Topics in Communication
3

**Meets the Upper-Division Writing Intensive requirement

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.