UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Journalism, B.A.

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, Title 5 (United States History and Government), and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the four-year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to Assist for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified STAR Act students should use the STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report and Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major and 9 units in General Education.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
JOUR 310 3
JOUR 400 3
Minor or Collateral Field Upper Division Elective 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
JOUR 330 2
JOUR 397B 2
Minor or Collateral Field Upper Division Elective 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Electives 5
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
JOUR 331 2
JOUR 460 (Spring only) 3
Journalism Elective 2
Minor or Collateral Field Upper Division Electives 6
GE Upper Division* 3
Total 16

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
JOUR 410 or JOUR 495A-Z 3
JOUR 498 1
Minor or Collateral Field Upper Division Elective 3
Magazine Journalism Elective Area C 4
Elective 3
Total 14
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

*If needed, select GE Upper Division courses that also satisfy: (1) IC: Information Competence, (2) GE Comparative Cultural Studies, and/or (3) Title 5 requirements in American History and/or US/State/Local Government.