Journalism BA, Four-Year Plan

Communication Department, College of Arts and Sciences

Year One

Year One: Fall
  • AJRL 100
  • Social Science Gen Ed (SS)
  • Mat Gen Ed (MS)
  • Natural Science Gen Ed (NS)
  • Elective
Year One: Spring
  • AJRL 200Z
  • UUNI 110 (WCI)
  • Humanities Gen Ed (HU)
  • Elective
  • Professional Development or Elective
Year One: Summer
  • Consider coursework
  • Look for a summer job in the area of your studies

Year Two

Year Two: Fall
  • AJRL 201Z
  • AJRL 225
  • Art Gen Ed (AR)
  • International Perspectives Gen Ed (IP)
  • Foreign Language Gen Ed (FL)
Year Two: Spring
  • Major Skills Course
  • Minor Course
  • U.S. Historical Perspectives Gen Ed (US)
  • Challenges 21st Century Gen Ed (CH)
  • Professional Development or Elective
Year Two: Summer
  • Consider study abroad options
  • Consider Journalism Honors Program

Year Three

Year Three: Fall
  • Major Contextual Course
  • Major Skills Course (AJRL 390 or 392)
  • Minor Course
  • Elective
  • Elective
Year Three: Spring
  • Major Contextual Course
  • Major Contextual Course
  • Minor Course
  • Elective
  • Professional Development or Elective
Year Three: Summer

Summer internship or shadowing opportunities

Year Four

Year Four: Fall
  • AJRL 490Z
  • Major Skills Course
  • Minor Course
  • Elective
  • Professional Development or Elective
Year Four: Spring
  • AJRL 495 or Specified Elective
  • Minor Course
  • Minor Course
  • Elective
  • Professional Development or Elective
Year Four: Summer

Congratulations, you've completed your degree!

General Education Requirements, for students matriculating Fall 2014 and after

  • Mathematics and Statistics (MS)
  • Writing and Critical Inquiry (WCI)
  • Arts (AR)
  • Humanities (HU)
  • Natural Sciences (NS)
  • Social Sciences (SS)
  • International Perspectives (IP)
  • Foreign Language: One semester of collegiate study, or the equivalent, of a foreign language (FL)
  • Challenges of the 21st Century (CH)

 

Credit bearing Professional Development Options

  • RSSW 290, 291 and 390 – Community Service
  • Research within major
  • University Internship
  • Departmental Internship
  • U.S. Historical Perspectives (US)
  • Community Engaged Coursework
  • Study Abroad
  • Tutoring opportunities

This is a suggested course sequence.

Notes

General Education Requirements, for students matriculating Fall 2014 and after

  • Mathematics and Statistics (MS)
  • Writing and Critical Inquiry (WCI)
  • Arts (AR)
  • Humanities (HU)
  • Natural Sciences (NS)
  • Social Sciences (SS)
  • International Perspectives (IP)
  • Foreign Language: One semester of collegiate study, or the equivalent, of a foreign language (FL)
  • Challenges of the 21st Century (CH)

 

Credit bearing Professional Development Options

  • RSSW 290, 291 and 390 – Community Service
  • Research within major
  • University Internship
  • Departmental Internship
  • U.S. Historical Perspectives (US)
  • Community Engaged Coursework
  • Study Abroad
  • Tutoring opportunities

This is a suggested course sequence.