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2014-2015 University Catalog Roadmaps - College of Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism - 4 Year Plan

Four Year Plan - 120 Units Required

Course Units Course Units
Semester 1 Semester 2
Composition or Oral Comm  3 Oral Comm or Composition  3
GE Math or GE Science Class 3 (or 4) GE Math or GE Science Class 3 or 4
GE Class 3 Critical Thinking or other GE 3
GE Class 3 JOUR 110 (GE D2) 3
JOUR 101 1 Minor Class 3
Total Units 13-14 Total Units 15-16
Semester 3 Semester 4
Critical Thinking or other GE 3 GE Class 3
GE Math or GE Science Class 3 GE Class 3 or 4
JOUR 120                                                                  3 or 4 JOUR 311 3
Minor Class 3 JOUR 370 3
GE Class 3 Minor Class 3
Total Units 15-16 Total Units 15-16
Semester 5 Semester 6
GE Class 3 JOUR 374 3
JOUR 430 3 JOUR 431 3
Minor Class 3 Minor Class 3
Major Elective (JOUR 305 or 340 recommended) 3 Major Elective (JOUR 305 or 340 recommended) 3
GE Capstone Class* (if needed) or Elective  3 GE Capstone Class* (if needed) or Elective 3
Total Units 15 Total Units 15
Semester 7 Semester 8
JOUR 471 or JOUR 485 3 JOUR 478 or JOUR 485 3
Major Elective (JOUR 494 highly recommended) 3 JOUR 498/JOUR 497 3
Major Elective 3 Minor Class 3
Minor Class 3 (if needed) or Elective 3
GE Capstone Class* (if needed) or Elective 3 Major Elective or Elective 3
Total Units 15 Total Units 15

* GE Interdisciplinary Capstone may count in GE and major if selected

Some courses used to meet minor/minor concentration classes may also be used to meet GE requirements. Journalism majors may apply no more than 40 units of journalism courses toward the 120 units required for the degree.