English and Journalism

Journalism Sample Degree Plan

Semester 5: 15 hours
  • Multicultural Studies- 3 s.h.
  • JOUR Writing Course - 3 s.h.
  • Humanities - 3 s.h.
  • Math/Science - 3 s.h.
  • Minor Course - 3 s.h.
Semester 6: 15 hours
  • JOUR 415 - 3 s.h.
  • JOUR 400-level Elective - 3 s.h.
  • Elective - 3 s.h.
  • Minor Course - 3 s.h.
  • Humanities - 3 s.h.
Semester 7: 15 hours
  • JOUR 417 - 3 s.h.
  • JOUR Elective - 3 s.h.
  • Minor Course - 3 s.h.
  • Minor Course - 3 s.h.
  • Social Science- 3 s.h.
Semester 8: 15 hours
  • JOUR 400-level Elective - 3 s.h.
  • JOUR Elective - 3 s.h.
  • Minor Course - 3 s.h.
  • Minor Course - 3 s.h.
  • Elective - 3 s.h.
Total: 120 semester hours
Semester 1: 15 hours
  • ENG 180 - 3 s.h. ∗
  • JOUR 121 - 3 s.h.
  • Math - 3 s.h. ∗
  • Humanities - 3 s.h.
  • Social Science - 3 s.h.
Semester 2: 14-16 hours
  • JOUR 231 - 3 s.h.
  • Humanities - 3 s.h.
  • Social Science - 3 s.h.
  • Lab Science - 4 s.h.
  • Human Well Being - 1-3 s.h.
Semester 3: 15 hours
  • ENG 280 - 3 s.h.
  • JOUR 232 - 3 s.h.
  • Humanities - 3 s.h.
  • Social Science - 3 s.h.
  • Math/Science- 3 s.h.
Semester 4: 16-18 hours
  • JOUR Elective - 3 s.h.
  • JOUR Elective - 3 s.h.
  • Humanities - 3 s.h.
  • COMM 241 - 3 s.h.
  • Social Science - 3 s.h.
  • Human Well Being - 1-3 s.h.

∗ This plan assumes placement into Eng 180 and Math 101 or higher. It also assumes student will opt to complete an 18 hour minor rather than a 9 hour emphasis in speech or journalism. Any additional minors, certifications, etc. will add additional hours to the degree plan.

Printable Journalism Sample Degree plan (pdf)