Journalism BA, Four-Year Plan

Communication Department, College of Arts and Sciences

Year One

Year One: Fall
  • AJRL 100
  • Social Sciences (DP-SOCSCI)
  • Mathematics and Statistics (MATH)
  • Natural Sciences (DP-NATSCI)
  • Elective
Year One: Spring
  • AJRL 200Z
  • Writing and Critical Inquiry (WCI)
  • Humanities (DP-HUM)
  • 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
  • Arts (DP-ARTS)
  • International Perspectives (INTLPER)
  • Foreign Language (LANG)
Year Two: Spring
  • Major Skills Course
  • Minor Course
  • U.S. History (CH-USHIS1): Regents < 85 or U.S. History (CH-USHIS2): Regents 85 +
  • Challenges for the 21st Century (CHALLENGES)
  • 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!

Notes

General Education Requirements, for students matriculating Fall 2014 and after

  • Mathematics and Statistics (MATH)
  • Writing and Critical Inquiry (WCI)
  • Arts (DP-ARTS)
  • Humanities (DP-HUM)
  • Natural Sciences (DP-NATSCI)
  • Social Sciences (DP-SOCSCI)
  • International Perspectives (INTLPER)
  • Foreign Language (LANG)
  • Challenges for the 21st Century (CHALLENGES)

 

Credit bearing Professional Development Options

  • Community Service (RSSW 290, 291 and 390)
  • Research within major
  • University Internship
  • Departmental Internship
  • U.S. History (CH-USHIS1): Regents < 85 or U.S. History (CH-USHIS2): Regents 85 +
  • Community Engaged Coursework
  • Study Abroad
  • Tutoring Opportunities

This is a suggested course sequence.