UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Journalism, B.A. (2018-2019 Archive)

Notice: The General Education requirements prescribed on this Road Map are based on the Plan R Required Pattern of Courses (GE catalog years 2006-2018). See General Education Plan R for more information.

YEAR 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
GE Basic Skills: Written Communication 3
GE Basic Skills: Mathematics (MATH 131 recommended) 3
GE Arts and Humanities 3
JOUR 100 (also counts in GE Lifelong Learning) 3
JOUR 104 1
Total 13

YEAR 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
JOUR 110/L 3
GE Basic Skills: Oral Communication 3
GE Social Sciences 3
Electives 6
Total 15

YEAR 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
JOUR 250 3
GE Basic Skills: Critical Thinking 3
Title 5 US Constitution and California State and Local Government 3
GE Comparative Cultures 3
Elective 3
Total 15

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
JOUR 210/L 3
JOUR 225 3
GE Natural Science (with lab requirement) 4
Title 5 American History Institutions and Ideals 3
Electives 3
Take the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE)
Total 16

YEAR 3: 1st Semester

Course Units
JOUR 310 OR JOUR 350 3
JOUR 325 3
JOUR 400 3
GE Upper Division Social Sciences 3
GE Upper Division Comparative Cultures (select course to meet IC part 2 requirement) 3
Total 15

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
JOUR 397B 2
JOUR 397C 2
Upper Division JOUR Elective 3
Upper Division JOUR Elective 3
GE Natural Science (with lab requirement) 4
Elective 3
Total 17

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
JOUR 410 OR JOUR 474 SLJ OR JOUR 450 3
JOUR 478 or JOUR 480 3
Upper Division JOUR Elective 3
Elective 3
GE Upper Division Arts and Humanities 3
Total 15

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
JOUR 498 1
General Journalism Upper Division Elective 6
General Journalism Upper Division Elective 1
Minor or Collateral Field Upper Division Elective 3
Elective 3
Total 14
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120