University of Texas at Arlington

Department of Communication

Journalism

In addition to general requirements for the degree Bachelor of Arts in Communication, students take the following courses. For current course descriptions, please check the university catalog or myMav system.

General Core Requirements

Departmental Core

  • COMM 2315 Communication Theory 3
  • COMM 3300 Communication Technology 3
  • COMM 3310 Communication Law and Ethics 3

Courses in the Major

  • JOUR 1345 Writing for the Mass Media 3
  • JOUR 2340 Photojournalism I 3
  • JOUR 2346 Reporting 3
  • COMM 3303 Communication Graphics 3
  • JOUR 3345 News Editing 3
  • JOUR 4341 Digital Storytelling 3
  • JOUR 4346 Public Affairs Reporting 3

Nine Hours From the Following:

  • JOUR 3341 Photojournalism II 3
  • JOUR 4326 Feature Writing 3
  • JOUR 4327 Opinion and Persuasive Writing 3
  • JOUR 4393 Special Topics (may be repeated) 3
  • JOUR 4395 Professional Internship 3

Journalism majors must meet the following math requirement: MATH 1308 ELEMENTARY STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, with a grade of C (2.0/4.0 scale) or higher.

For more information, contact the Communication Advising Office in Fine Arts Room 126, phone 817-272-5760.