Undergraduate Course Catalog 2004-2005
Minor Credit Hours: 18
The Print Journalism major is designed for students seeking careers requiring sophisticated writing and editing skills in such media as newspapers, magazines and print and electronic publishing, as well as corporate communications. Majors gain experience in all phases of the journalism process. Students develop skills in writing, reporting, editing, layout and design. They also develop technical skills in desktop publishing, photography, electronic publishing and use of the Internet. In addition, students develop an understanding of and appreciation for the legal and ethical issues surrounding the media in contemporary society. They also have the opportunity to work on The Flyer, the student newspaper.
10-105 Introduction to Journalism (3)
10-320 Publications Design (3)
10-400 Mass Media Law (3)
10-480 Mass Media Ethics (3)
(9) hours of advisor-approved electives