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B.S.J. Sample 4-Year Graduation Plan

Bachelor of Science in Journalism

120 hours are required to graduate.

First Year, Fall Semester   First Year, Spring Semester  
ENGL 101 Composition 3 ENGL 102 Critical Reading and Writing 3
MATH course, depending on placement:
MATH 002, MATH 101
3 MATH course next in sequence 3
Foreign language I 5 Foreign language II 5
JOUR 101 Media and Society 3 JOUR 300
3
    JOUR 302
3
Summer Session      
ECON 104 Introductory Economics (4) or
ECON 142 Principles of Microeconomics (3) or
ECON 144 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
3-4    
COMS 130 Speaker-Audience Communication or
COMS 230 Fundamentals of Debate
3    
Second Year, Fall Semester   Second Year, Spring Semester  
Humanities 3 Non-Western culture course 3
Social science 3 Laboratory science course 4-5
JOUR 304
3 Foreign language IV 3
Foreign language III 3 JOUR requirement 3
ENGL 203, ENGL 205, ENGL 209, ENGL 210,
or ENGL 211
3 Distribution requirement 2 3
Third Year, Fall Semester   Third Year, Spring Semester  
JOUR requirement 3 JOUR requirement 3
JOUR requirement 3 JOUR requirement 3
HWC 204 Western Civilization I 3 HWC 205 Western Civilization II 3
Diversity requirement 3 Distribution requirement 3
3
Distribution requirement 2 3 Distribution requirement 4 3
Fourth Year, Fall Semester   Fourth Year, Spring Semester  
JOUR requirement 3-4 JOUR requirement 3
JOUR elective 3 JOUR elective 3
Distribution requirement 5 3 Distribution requirement 8
3
Distribution requirement 6
3 Distribution requirement 9
3
Distribution requirement 7
3 JOUR elective (if needed)
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