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School of
Journalism
2000-2002
Academic Bulletin

School of Journalism
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940 E. 7th St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-7108
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School of Journalism
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A Four-Year Plan for the B.A.J.

Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
General List

Freshman

__ Jour J110
__ English composition
__ Fundamental Skills Mathematics
__ One semester of foreign language
__ Five requirements (excluding journalism) total from General List

Suggested: Take foreign language each semester until the requirement is completed and general education courses in A&H, S&H, N&M.
__ 30 credit hours toward graduation
__ Meet all minimum grade standards and read requirement details in the bulletin.

Comments:

  • One semester of foreign language may be satisfied through placement or completion of a course. Some first semesters of language, such as Latin, Japanese, Chinese or Hebrew, are offered fall semester only.
  • Credits from Math M014, Math M025 do not count toward graduation.
  • Jour J110 may be taken fall or spring semester but is not offered in summer.
  • Most other requirements may be completed during summer sessions. Check to see that the course(s) will be offered.
  • Apply for admission to the school by May 15 or August 20.
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Sophomore

__ Jour J200
__ Jour J201
__ Jour J210
__SLIS L155
__ Thirteen requirements (excluding journalism) total from General List

Suggested: Complete U.S. History, foreign language, economics, the American political science course, one N&M and two courses for your second concentration.
__ 60-62 credit hours total toward graduation
__ Be admitted to the school by the end of the first semester, sophomore year.
__ Meet all minimum grade standards and read requirement details in the bulletin.

Comments:

  • SLIS L155 must be taken before or with J200.
  • Jour J200 must be taken before J201; Jour J210 may be taken with either Jour J200 or Jour J201.
  • Jour J200 and J210 are always offered during summer sessions.
  • You should select and begin your second concentration no later than the end of the first semester.
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Junior

__ Jour J300
__ Two more journalism courses from the General List
__ Twenty-one requirements (excluding journalism) total from General List

Suggested: Complete three courses for your second concentration, a literature or fine arts history course, and two culture studies courses.
__ 93 credit hours total toward graduation
__ Meet all minimum grade standards and read requirement details in the bulletin.

Comments

  • Jour J300 is always offered in the summer, but journalism courses for advanced skills, research and electives are not offered regularly in the summer.
  • File an application for graduation in the records office by June 1.
  • Begin to watch your 300- and 400-level courses. You need 36 credit hours of 300- and 400-level courses to complete the degree.
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Senior

__ Jour J410
__ Two more journalism courses from the General List
__ All requirements from General List
__ 123 credit hours total toward graduation
__ Meet all minimum grade standards and read requirement details in the bulletin.

Comments

  • Jour J410 is always offered in the summer but journalism courses for advanced skills, research and electives are not offered regularly in the summer.
  • If the credit hours from courses needed to complete your requirements do not bring your credit hour total to 123, then you have room to take electives, but watch the limits on credit hours outside Arts & Sciences.
  • Continue to watch your 300- and 400-level courses. You need 36 credit hours of 300- and 400-level courses to complete the degree.
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General List

How to count total requirements on this list: Some courses can be used to satisfy more than one requirement. For example, Ealc E100 may satisfy both Culture Studies A and an Arts & Humanities. In this case, you would check off two requirements. Be sure to count requirements and not the number of courses on this list. If a course fulfills more than one requirement, count all the requirements it meets. See the School of Journalism Bulletin for an explanation of requirements.

__ Journalism research course
__ Journalism advanced skills course
__ Journalism elective
__ Journalism elective

__ Second Concentration 3 cr.
__ Second Concentration 3 cr.
__ Second Concentration 3 cr.
__ Second Concentration 3 cr.
__ Second Concentration 3 cr.
__ Second Concentration 3 cr.
__ Second Concentration 3 cr.
__ Second Concentration 3 cr.

__ Advanced Composition

__ Second semester of Foreign Language
__ Third semester of Foreign Language
__ Fourth semester of Foreign Language

__ Statistics

__ U. S. History
__ American Political Science
__ Economics
__ Literature or Fine Arts History

__ Arts & Humanities 1
__ Arts & Humanities 2

__ Social & Historical Studies 1
__ Social & Historical Studies 2

__ Natural & Mathematical Science 1
__ Natural & Mathematical Science 2
__ Natural & Mathematical Science 3
__ Natural & Mathematical Science 4
(Two N&M Science courses must be from the same department.)

__ Culture Studies A
__ Culture Studies A or B
__ Culture Studies C

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