Journalism- Bachelor of Arts
For information, contact the area director of the journalism program, 206 Williams Hall, 513-529-5893.
This program provides students with a liberal arts approach to integrated journalism (print, broadcast, and web) focusing on proficiency in critical thinking, writing, reporting, and editing. These skills prepare students for careers in print and broadcast journalism, new media, related professions, and graduate studies. The program further emphasizes the importance of acting as ethical and productive members of the media and the community at large. In addition, all journalism students must choose and complete a second major outside the Department of Media, Journalism and Film.
(40 semester hours)
|JRN 101||Introduction to Journalism||3|
|JRN 201||Reporting and News Writing I 1||3|
|JRN 202||Reporting and News Writing II||3|
|JRN 318||Advanced Storytelling in Journalism||3|
|JRN 412||Public Affairs Reporting||3|
|MAC 143||Introduction to Media||3|
|MAC 211||Introduction to Video Production||4|
|IMS 201||Information Studies in the Digital Age||3|
|Select two of the following (see JRN area director to sub other media related courses):||6-8|
|Introduction to Comparative Media|
|Journalism Law and Ethics|
or MAC 445
|Electronic Media Policy and Regulation|
|Inside Washington Semester Experience|
|Media, Representation, and Society|
|Media Technology & Culture|
|Mass Media and Politics|
|Select two of the following:||6|
|Digital Audio Reporting|
|Digital Video Reporting|
|Editing and Design|
|Specialized Journalism 2|
|Select one of the following:||3-8|
|Practicum in Television Journalism|
|Capstone in Journalism|
|Total Credit Hours||40-47|
Prerequisite for JRN 202 and all 300- and 400-level JRN writing/editing courses
An internship is not required but strongly encouraged for all majors.
This course can be repeated.