Baylor University

Degree plan

Degree Audits

This degree plan is for students entering the program Fall 2009 and later. Other journalism majors should refer to their Bearweb degree audit and have an overall degree audit done by the College of Arts and Sciences on a regular basis.

JOURNALISM, PUBLIC RELATIONS & NEW MEDIA 

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE PLAN WORKSHEET

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Required: A minimum of 124 total hours, at least 60 hours in residence (including the last 30 hours), at least 36 hours of 3000 or 4000 level courses; a 2.0 overall GPA; C's or better in all major, minor and concentration courses.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS (Please see catalog for more details and options.)

English (12 hours)
ENG 1302 or FAS 1302 ____________
ENG 1304 or 3300 for science majors ____________
ENG 2301 ____________
ENG 2304 or 2306 ____________

Religion (6 hours)
REL 1310 ____________
REL 1350 or FAS 1308 ____________
OR
REL 1211 ____________
REL 1221 ____________
REL 1231 ____________

Mathematics (3 hours) MTH 1301, 1304*, 1321 or STA 1380 ____________
(*MTH 1304 is intended only for students who plan to take MTH 1321)

Fine Arts (6-9 hours) One course from each of three areas
a. ART 1300, 2302, or 2303 b. CLA 3380 c. FAS 1306 or (1116, 1126 and 1136) d. FCS 3313, 4313 – JOU 1303 or FDM 1303 e. MUS 1220, 3322, 3323 f. THEA 1206, 2374 g. CSS 1301, 1302, 1304
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Foreign Language (3 to 14 hours) – Modern language through 2320 (see department for placement exam if taking a language studied in high school) or two Classical languages through 1302 or 1402 – See Catalog)
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Laboratory Sciences (12 hours/3 classes, each from a different group)
1. CHE 1300-1100, 1301-1100, 1302-1102, 1341-1146, 1405; PHY 1404, 1405, 1407, 1408, 1422, 1425 or 1455
2. BIO 1401, 1403, 1305-1105 or 1306-1106; GEO 1401, 1402, 1403, 1405, 1406, or 1408; NSC 1306-1106
3. A third four-hour class from those listed above or ANT 1404; ENV 1301-1101 or 1303-1103; or FAS 1407
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Social Science (18 hours)
PSC 2302 (see transfer rules) ____________

Two courses from among: HIS 1305, 1307, 2365, 2366 or FAS 1304
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Three hours from each of three groups (9 hours)
a. ANT 1305 or 3301 b. ECO 1305, 2306 or 2307 c. FAS 1303 or 1305 or three courses from among FAS 1115, 1125, 1135 d. GEOG 1300 e. Honors (only) 3100, 3101, 3200, 3201 f. PHI 1306, 1307, 1308, 1321, 3301, 3310, 3312, 3322 g. PSC 1305 or 1306 h. PSY 1305 i. SOC 1305
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Human Performance (4 hours minimum from among four 1000-level HP activity courses, CCS 1100 and HED 1145)
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Chapel - two sessions (no credit)
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JOURNALISM MAJOR -- NEWS-EDITORIAL & NEW MEDIA SEQUENCE
30 hours of journalism courses - 21 required, 9 elective (all of which must be at the 3000/4000 upper level, not to include JOU 3372)

Required 21 hours
JOU 2303 Beginning Reporting/Writing ____________
JOU 3325 Editing ____________
JOU 3355 Media Photography I, Introduction ____________
JOU 3375 Advanced Reporting ____________
JOU 3376 History of American Journalism or JOU 4359 History of Photography ____________
JOU 4325 Advanced Editing or JOU 4340 Writing and Editing for On-Line Media ____________
JOU 4380 Law/Ethics ____________

Electives 9 hours (not to include JOU 3372)
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JOURNALISM MAJOR -- PUBLIC RELATIONS & NEW MEDIA SEQUENCE
30 hours of journalism courses - 24 required, 6 elective

Required 24 hours
JOU 2303 Beginning Reporting/Writing OR
JOU 3372 Writing For Media Markets ____________
JOU 2325 Editing ____________
JOU 3367 Public Relations ____________
JOU 4368 Advanced Public Relations ____________
JOU 4370 Public Relations Media Research ____________
JOU 4371 Public Relations Media Programming ____________
JOU 4380 Law and Ethics ____________
One class from (required 3 hours):
JOU 3355 Media Photography I, JOU 4325 Advanced Editing, or JOU 4340 Writing and Editing for On-Line Media ___________________

Electives 6 hours
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MINOR or CONCENTRATION (18 to 27 hours, at least 9 upper level; consult catalog and outside department adviser for minor, see journalism adviser for concentration)
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THIS FORM IS PROVIDED FOR AS A WORKSHEET; IT IS NOT AN OFFICIAL RECORD. STUDENTS SHOULD ALWAYS REFER TO THEIR BEARWEB DEGREE AUDIT AND SEE THEIR ADVISERS.

Updated 8/09