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Journalism Concentration

Major in Communications: Journalism Concentration


Students may pursue a writing concentration in journalism and/or professional writing.

Step Two: three required courses

  • COMM 260 Journalism
  • COMM 265 Editing Copy & Proof
  • COMM 320 Media and the First Amendment

Step Three: three electives, at least one at the 300-level

  • COMM 163 Radio Operations
  • COMM 181 Public Speaking
  • COMM 262 Media Convergence
  • COMM 263 Broadcast Writing
  • COMM 268 Human Rights in South Africa
  • COMM 269 Globalization on a Shoestring
  • COMM 310 Feature Writing
  • COMM 315 Op/Ed WritingCOMM 328 Special Topics (when appropriate)
  • COMM 322 Digital Cultures: Communication and Social Media
  • COMM 328 Special Topics in Communication

Step Four: COMM 344 Senior Seminar/Storytelling