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  • This page outlines the requirements for the degree in Journalism + Design (BA Journalism + Design). Students can also study this subject as a minor.

    Requirements for the BA in Journalism + Design Major - Updated for 2020-2021

    Only specific courses satisfy the major requirements, including electives. Courses should be chosen carefully, in consultation with the Departmental Faculty Advisor and your Student Success advisor. Learn more and track your progress in the Detailed Degree Requirements and Journalism + Design Requirements Worksheets below.

    Introductory Courses:

    • LLSJ 2001 News and Narrative I (3-4 credits)

    Other Required Courses:

    • LLSJ 2001  News, Narrative, and Design II (3-4 credits)
    • LLSJ 2010  Ethics and History of Journalism (3-4 credits)
    • LLSJ 3505  Visualizing Data (3-4 credits)
    • 2 additional Exploring the Medium (Form) courses (6-8 credits)
    • 2 additional Subject by Subject (Liberal Arts) courses (6-8 credits)
    • 3 approved LLSJ electives (9-12 credits)

    Senior Capstone:

    • LLSJ 4991  Senior Capstone (4 credits)

    Total Credits: 37-48

    Students may, with their Departmental Faculty Advisor's permission, substitute up to two courses in related social science fields at equivalent levels.

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