College of Communication
Eugene S. Pulliam School of Journalism

Bachelor of Arts

Major in Journalism

 

CCOM Requirements

Course # Course Title Hours
COM 101 Public Speaking 3
SW 266 Media Literacy 3
Communication and Culture course

From approved list

(JR417 fills this requirement)

Foreign Language courses 200 level or above 6
Total: 12

Journalism Requirements

Course # Course Title Hours
JR 112 Newswriting: Print 3
JR 113 Newswriting: Electronic 3
CME 106 Survey of Digital Media 3
JR 212 Multimedia Journalism 1 3
JR 213 Electronic Journalism 3
JR 312 Multimedia Journalism 2 3
JR 311
or
JR 313
Visual Storytelling & Design
or
Advanced Reporting for Electronic Media
3
JR 350/353 Media Internship 3
JR 412 In-Depth Journalism 3
JR 409 Media Economics & Regulation 3
JR 414 Mass Communication Law 3
JR 417 International Communication 3
JR 420 Mass Communication Ethics 3
Area of Specialization (May count toward concentration, minor or secondary major) 9
Total: 48

Additional Requirements

Requirement Hours
Butler Core Curriculum 27
Concentration or Minor
  • Minimum requirement: 12 credit hours of a concentration (must be outside of the primary major and defined by the same course letter designators) or as approved by the Program Director
  • A Minor is recommended; may be within CCOM but not in the same program
  • A second major fulfills this requirement
12
Free Electives 27-36
Total Hours Required For Graduation 126