Bachelor of Arts
Coursework is professionally oriented to train students to international standards in the skills of writing, reporting, editing, and production, as well as in media history, ethics, and responsibility.
To declare a sequence in the JRMC major, students must have completed 24 hours of university coursework and must have completed or be currently enrolled in RHET 103.
Students from Arab countries must complete the university’s general requirements in Arabic language before taking 300- and 400-level courses in journalism and mass communication.
Television courses are supported by the department’s professionally equipped Center for Electronic Journalism.
A total of 120 credits is required for a bachelor’s degree from this university. Students in journalism and mass communication taking professional sequences in journalism, broadcast journalism or integrated marketing communication must complete at least 36 credits.
Core Curriculum (34-46 credits)
Concentration Requirements for JMC Major (36-42 credits)
Collateral Requirements (21 credits)
General Electives/Minor (11-29 credits, depending on the number of credit hours needed to complete the 120 stated above).