UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Journalism, B.A. Broadcast Option

All lower division GE completed. Lower-division courses equivalent to JOUR 100 and JOUR 110/L completed as part of the AA-T in Journalism.

Transfer Year 1: First Semester

Course Units
JOUR 104 (Optional for transfer students) 1
JOUR 210/L (if not completed prior to transfer) 3
JOUR 225 (if not completed prior to transfer) 3
JOUR 250 (if not completed prior to transfer) 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Electives 3
Total 16

Transfer Year 1: Second Semester

Course Units
JOUR 315 3
JOUR 325 3
JOUR Electives** 3
GE Upper Division * 3
Electives 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: First Semester

Course Units
JOUR 395B/JOUR 395C 2/2
JOUR 400 3
JOUR 415 or JOUR 474SLJ 3
JOUR 478 or JOUR 480 3
JOUR Electives** 3
Total 16

Transfer Year 2: Second Semester

Course Units
JOUR Electives** 3/3
JOUR 498 1
GE Upper Division* 3
Electives 3
Total 13
Total units after transfer 60

* Total of 9 units Upper Division General Education must include 3 units from GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning, and 6 units from GE Upper Division Section C1 Arts, or GE Upper Division Section C2 Humanities, or GE Upper Division Section D Social Sciences, or GE Upper Division Section F Comparative Cultural Studies. (No more than 3 units from GE Upper Division C and no more than 3 units from GE Upper Division D.) If needed, select UDGE courses that also satisfy: IC: Information Competence, and/or: GE Upper Division Section D2 American History Institutions and Ideals, OR GE Upper Division Section D3 and D4 Constitution of the United States and State and Local Government.

If taken, JOUR 365 satisfies 3 units of GE upper division D1 Social Sciences  and fulfills the Information Competence requirement. If taken, JOUR 371 or JOUR 372 satisfy 3 units of GE upper division F Comparative Cultural Studies  and fulfill the Information Competence requirement.

**JOUR Electives – Total of four courses (12 units) chosen from: JOUR 365, JOUR 371 or JOUR 372 (not both), JOUR 374SLJ, JOUR 375, JOUR 430, JOUR 445, JOUR 465, JOUR 491, JOUR 494AEE/BEE, JOUR 495A-Z.

Note: Journalism majors are required to take at least 72 units of the 120 required for graduation outside of Journalism/Mass Communication to meet national accreditation standards.