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Journalism Program of Study

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2020-21 Academic Year

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN – 1st Semester

 

CNA 100 Principles of Human Communication (or other General Studies CAT 2)

3

CNA 163 Intro to Mass Communication

3

CNA 280 News Writing

3

General Studies

6

 

 

FRESHMAN – 2nd Semester

 

CNA 220/320/420 Journalism Workshop

hours by advisement

CNA 458 Advanced News Writing and Reporting

3

General Studies

6

 

 

SOPHOMORE

 

CNA 220/320/420 Journalism Workshop

hours by advisement

CNA 290 Editing and Copy Editing

3

CNA 390 Multiplatform Journalism

3

General Studies

9

Electives or minor courses

3-6

 

 

JUNIOR

 

CNA 220/320/420 Journalism Workshop

hours by advisement

CNA 372 Media Ethics

3

CNA 379 Media Management

3

CNA 220/320/420 Workshop

1-3

General Studies

6

Electives or minor courses

3-6

 

 

SENIOR

 

CNA 220/320/420 Journalism Workshop

hours by advisement

CNA 400 Portfolio Seminar (final semester)

0

CNA 471 Mass Media and Society

3

CNA 475 Communication Law

3

CNA 497 Journalism Internship

3

Electives or minor courses

3-6

Note: Students enrolled in 48-hour major must add 12 hours of electronic media electives by advisement (see catalog).