Jan 19, 2020
Journalism and Strategic Media
Hanna Park, program coordinator
Advertising and public relations are distinct fields; these programs help students prepare for positions in advertising agencies and departments, media sales and management, advertising production and design, public relations agencies and departments, and organizational and employee relations.
Students in public relations may choose the general program or a specialty in the recording industry. By the junior year students should choose a minor.
General Education (41 hours)
General Education requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.
The following course is required by the program and can satisfy the respective General Education requirement:
- RIM/JOUR/EMC 1020 (Soc/Beh Sci)
Major Requirements (59 hours)
School of Journalism and Strategic Media Core (14 hours)
Writing/Design Requirements (9 hours)
Conceptual Requirements (24 hours)
Professional Topics (9 hours)
Senior Capstone (3 hours)
Minor (15-18 hours)
- Selected from outside the School of Journalism and Strategic Media and Department of Media Arts with advisor approval; students may wish to consider a minor in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business.
- To make 120 hours
Students in the School of Journalism and Strategic Media (SOJSM) must complete 72 hours of approved coursework from outside SOJSM or Department of Media Arts courses.
Total hours in program: 120
Curriculum: Journalism, Advertising-Public Relations (Recording Industry)
Curricular listings include General Education requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.
Majors must have a C (2.00) or better in all Media and Entertainment courses.