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School of
Journalism
2002-2004
Academic Bulletin

School of Journalism
Ernie Pyle Hall 
940 E. 7th St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-7108
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School of Journalism
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Indianapolis, IN 46202
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A Four-Year Plan for the B.A.J.

Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
General List

Freshman

____ JOUR J110
____ Fundamental Skills Mathematics
____ English composition
____ 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 and 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.
  • OUR 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 the 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 the 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.

____ 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

____ Culture Studies A
____ Culture Studies A or B
____ Culture Studies C

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