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School of
Journalism
2006-2007
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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A Four-Year Plan for the B.A.J.

Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
General List

Freshman

____ JOUR-J 110
____ 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 Arts and Humanities, Social and Historical, Natural and Mathematical.
____ 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-M 014 and MATH-M 025 do not count toward graduation.
  • JOUR-J 110 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-J 155
____ JOUR-J 200
____ JOUR-J 201
____ JOUR-J 210
____ Thirteen requirements (excluding journalism) total from General List

Suggested: Complete U.S. history, foreign language, economics, the American political science course, one Natural and Mathematical 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:

  • JOUR-J 155 and J 200 must be taken before J 201; JOUR-J 210 may be taken with either JOUR-J 200 or JOUR-J 201.
  • JOUR-J 200 and J 210 are usually 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-J 300
____ 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-J 300 is usually 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-J 410
____ 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-J 410 is usually 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 the College of Arts and 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-E 100 may satisfy both Culture Studies A and an Arts and Humanities requirement. In this case, you would check off two requirements. Be sure to count requirements, 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 and Humanities 1
____ Arts and Humanities 2

____ Social and Historical Studies 1
____ Social and Historical Studies 2

____ Natural and Mathematical Science 1
____ Natural and Mathematical Science 2
____ Natural and Mathematical Science 3
____ Natural and Mathematical Science 4

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

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