Multimedia Journalism Four-Year Plan

Freshman Year

Semester 1

COM 2220Audio Production

3

REL 2000Introduction to Biblical Faith

3

HPE 1500Introduction to Health and Wellness

2

COM 2620Foundations of Media Writing

3

COM 1010Speech Communication

3

INT 1100Life Calling and Purpose

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Semester 2

ENG 1020English Composition

3

COM 2515Journalism Lab

1

COM 2525Broadcast Journalism

3

General Education Human Sciences Institutional Choice

3

 

HIS 1400World Civilization I

3

or

HIS 1450World Civilization II

3

 

COM 2210Introduction to Mass Media

3

or

General Education Mathematics Choice

3-4

Total Credit Hours:16-17

HIS 1400 or HIS 1450: fulfilling General Education Contexts Choice

COM 2210: odd year

General Education Mathematics Choice: even year

Sophomore Year

Semester 3

ENG 1080Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking

3

General Education Natural Sciences Laboratory Choice

3

Minor

3

 

COM 3680Feature/Magazine Writing

3

or

COM 3010Theories of Communication

3

 

COM 3610Advanced Broadcast Journalism

3

or

General Education Behavioral Science Choice

Total Credit Hours:15

COM 3680, COM 3610: odd year

COM 3010: even year

Semester 4

BUS 2010Financial Stewardship

2

ENG 2000World Literature

3

 

COM 2210Introduction to Mass Media

3

or

General Education Mathematics Choice

3-4

 

COM 3620Advanced Reporting for Online Media

3

or

COM 3000Principles of Public Relations

3

 

COM 2515Journalism Lab

1

Minor

3

Total Credit Hours:15-16

COM 2210, COM 3620: odd year

General Education Mathematics Choice: even year

Junior Year

Semester 5

PHL 2010Introduction to Philosophy

3

World Aesthetics Choice

3

 

COM 3680Feature/Magazine Writing

3

or

COM 3010Theories of Communication

3

 

COM 3610Advanced Broadcast Journalism

3

or

General Education Behavioral Science Choice

 

General Education Intercultural Literacy Choice

2-3

Total Credit Hours:14-15

COM 3680, COM 3610: odd year

COM 3010, General Education Behavioral Science Choice: even year

Semester 6

COM 3620Advanced Reporting for Online Media

3

or

COM 3000Principles of Public Relations

3

 

REL 3000Christian Tradition

3

SCI 2600Issues in Science

3

 

COM 2520Multimedia Theory and Trends

3

or

Minor

3

 

COM 4500Documentary

3

or

Minor

3

Total Credit Hours:15

COM 3620, Minors: odd year

COM 3000, COM 2520, COM 4500: even year

Senior Year

Semester 7

REL 4000Christian Life and Ministry

3

COM 4550Research Methods in Communication Studies

3

Minor

6

General Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Semester 8

COM 4500Documentary

3

or

Minor

3

 

COM 4000Advanced Public Speaking

3

COM 4800Senior Project in Communication Studies

1-2

COM 4510Career Internship in Communication Studies

1-3

 

COM 2520Multimedia Theory and Trends

3

or

Minor/General Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:13

COM 4500, COM 2520: even year

Minor, Minor/General Elective: odd year

Total Credit Hours: 120