Major in Journalism (B.A.)
ENW115Reporting I3
ENW120Digital Storytelling3
ENW211Feature Writing3
ENW213Graphic Storytelling2
ENW214Principles of Editing2
ENW319Reporting II3
ENW481Internship in Writing4
ENW499Senior Seminar in Journalism3
ENL498Research Seminar in English1
COM170AMedia Production I 14
COM302Media Law3
One literature course (300 level or above) 33-4
Choose one from Literary Survey4
Survey of British Literature I
Survey of British Literature II
American Literary Traditions
Choose one from Focused Study
Journalism for Social Change
Topics in Journalism
Choose one from Specialty Journalism 23-4
Environmental Writing 1
Travel Writing 1
Media and Communication in Developing Countries 1
Broadcast Journalism
Major41-43
General Education51-52
Electives30-32
Total Credits122-127
1

This course meets a General Education requirement.

2

This requirement can be fulfilled with SPA305, SPA312, SPA313, or SPA318

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B.A. in Journalism 2016-2017: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENW115 Reporting I3Elective 3ENW120 Digital Storytelling3
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4
GES110 College Writing3 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1
Nature of Persons (N) course 3 Second Language (S) course1 4
 14 3 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENW213 Graphic Storytelling2World Cultures (U) course 3COM170A Media Production I4
ENW214 Principles of Editing2 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
ENW319 (fall, even years) Reporting II3 THE201 Christian Theology3
Literature choice: ENL102 (fall only), ENL202 (spring only), or ENL204 (fall or spring) , Survey of British Literature II, American Literary Traditions4 Leisure & Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
Mathematics (M) course 3 Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3
 14 3 15
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENW211 (fall, odd years) Feature Writing3Comparative Systems (G) course 3Journalism Choice 3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 COM302 Media Law3
Electives 6 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Electives 6
 12-15 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENW4814 Internship in Writing4Interim Off ENW499 Senior Seminar in Journalism3
ENL498 Research Seminar in English1 300-400 Level Literature Elective3,4 3
"Choose from" course or Elective2,4 4 "Choose from" course and/or Elective2 4
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 Elective 3
Elective 3  
 15 0 13
Total Credits: 122-125
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

2

"Choose from" category includes ENL341K,ENW303AZ,or COM352.

3

300-400 level literature choice or SPA305, SPA312, or SPA318

4

The equivalents of these courses may be taken through the New York City Program in Writing. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Journalism 2016-2017: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENW115 Reporting I3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4ENW120 Digital Storytelling3
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightment and American Culture to 18774
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Second Language (S) course1 4
PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1 Nature of Persons (N) course 3
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3  
 12 4 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENW319 (fall, even years) Reporting II3World Cultures (U) course 3COM170A Media Production I4
ENW213 Graphic Storytelling2 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
ENW214 Principles of Editing2 Mathematics (M) course 3
Literature choice: ENL102 (fall only), ENL202 (spring only), or ENL204 (fall or spring) , Survey of British Literature II, American Literary Traditions4 Elective 3
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4  
 15 3 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENW211 (fall, odd years) Feature Writing3Comparative Systems (G) course 3ENW342 or 360 Journalism for Social Change or Topics in Journalism3
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3 COM302 Media Law3
Leisure & Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
Electives 6 Electives 6
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3  
 13-16 3 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ENL498 Research Seminar in English1Interim Off ENW499 Senior Seminar in Journalism3
ENW4814 Internship in Writing4 300-400 Level Literature Elective3,4 3
"Choose from" course or Elective2,4 3 "Choose from" course and/or Elective2 4
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 Elective 4
Elective 4  
 15 0 14
Total Credits: 122-125
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

2

"Choose from" category includes ENL341K,ENW303AZ,or COM352.

3

300-400 level literature choice or SPA305, SPA312, or SPA318

4

The equivalents of these courses may be taken through the New York City Program in Writing. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)