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Current Undergraduate Students

All journalism majors, regardless of their chosen concentrations, are required to complete a selection of core studies deemed vital to their professional knowledge. But they may not take more than 40 hours in journalism toward the 120 hours required for graduation.

This 12-hour journalism core consists of:

  • 1700 Survey of Mass Communication (3)
  • 2121 Media Writing (3)
  • 4700 Mass Communication Law (3)

and at least one of the following courses:

  • 4702 Mass Media, Diversity and Society (3)
  • 4708 Mass Media Ethics (3)
  • 4716 History of Mass Communication (3)

Journalism majors may select only one concentration from among the following:

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