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Journalism

Journalism Degrees

Emphasis
Minor

Major with Journalism Emphasis

37 Hours

Required Courses – 34 hours

  • MAC 175 Introduction to Broadcasting and Digital Media – 3
  • MAC 210 Mass Media and Society – 3
  • MAC 240 Reporting and Newswriting – 3
  • MAC 245 Copyediting – 3
  • MAC 330 Photojournalism – 3
  • MAC 345 Mass Media Ethics – 3
  • MAC 405 Mass Media Law – 3
  • MAC 421 Advanced Photojournalism – 3
  • MAC 440 Advanced Reporting and Newswriting – 3
  • MAC 451 Internship – 3
  • MAC 465 Graphic Design for Mass Media – 3
  • MAC 490 Senior Portfolio – 1

Electives — choose at least one from the following courses: – 3 hours

  • MAC 275 Broadcasting and Digital Media I – 3
  • MAC 300 Social Media – 3
  • MAC 365 Public Relations – 3
  • MAC 370 Media Advertising – 3
  • MAC 380 Special Topics – 3
  • MAC 386 Mass Communication Practicum – 3

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR MAJOR: 37


Minor with Journalism Emphasis

24 Hours

Required Courses – 18 hours

  • MAC 175 Introduction to Broadcasting and Digital Media – 3
  • MAC 240 Reporting and Newswriting – 3
  • MAC 245 Copyediting – 3
  • MAC 330 Photojournalism – 3
  • MAC 405 Mass Media Law – 3
  • MAC 440 Advanced Reporting and Newswriting – 3

Electives — choose at least two from the following courses: – 6 hours

  • MAC 345 Mass Media Ethics – 3
  • MAC 370 Media Advertising – 3
  • MAC 380 Special Topics – 3
  • MAC 386 Mass Communication Practicum – 3
  • MAC 421 Advanced Photojournalism – 3
  • MAC 465 Graphic Design for Mass Media – 3

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR MAJOR: 24

Careers in Journalism

  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Content Marketer
  • Copywriter
  • Corporate Communications Specialist
  • Editor
  • Grant Writer
  • Investigative Journalist
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Reporter
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Sports Information Director
  • Technical Eriter
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