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2009-2010 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations


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Journalism, Media Studies & Public Relations Programs 

Professor Papper, Chairperson

Journalism

Professor Papper; Associate Professors Fletcher, Zook; Assistant Professors Goodman, Krochmal, Licata, Smith, Van Benthuysen

The Lawrence Stessin Distinguished Professorship in Journalism is held by Professor Robert Papper.

Candidates for graduation from the School of Communication with the degree of Bachelor of Arts must fulfill the B.A. requirements as listed under the School of Communication . In addition, students majoring in Journalism must complete the program requirements listed below plus a liberal arts minor from one of the following: any minor in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, or the Department of Speech Communication, Rhetoric, and Performance Studies. The minor must consist of 18 semester hours as defined by that discipline, of which at least 6 hours must be taken in residence.

(Note: Major and minor fields will be listed on the student’s record. Only courses acceptable for the major may be applied toward the minor, and only with grades of C- or better. Pass/D+/D/Fail credit will be given toward an academic minor for courses offered only on this basis.)

Journalism and Public Relations majors transferring to Hofstra may bring no more than six journalism credits from other schools for use in satisfying journalism major requirements at Hofstra. These six credits are subject to the approval of the Department of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations of the School of Communication. Transfer credits are approved only for those courses meeting the department’s curriculum requirements and course standards.

All department majors must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 in both the major and the overall grade point averages.

Students must take at least 80 semester hours outside their major and department, 65 of which should be liberal arts.

Mass Media Studies


Professor Drucker; Assistant Professors Allison, Mihaildis

Candidates for graduation from the School of Communication with the degree of Bachelor of Arts must fulfill the B.A. requirements as listed under the School of Communication . In addition, students majoring in Mass Media Studies must complete the program requirements listed below plus a liberal arts minor from one of the following: any minor in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences or the Department of Speech Communication, Rhetoric, and Performance Studies. The minor must consist of 18 semester hours as defined by that discipline, of which at least 6 hours must be taken in residence.

(Note: Major and minor fields will be listed on the student’s record. Only courses acceptable for the major may be applied toward the minor, and only with grades of C- or better. Pass/D+/D/Fail credit will be given toward an academic major and minor for courses offered only on this basis.)

Mass Media Studies majors transferring to Hofstra University may bring no more than six mass media credits from other schools for use in satisfying mass media studies major requirements. These six credits are subject to the approval of the Department of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations of the School of Communication. Transfer credits are approved only for those courses meeting the department curriculum requirements as course standards.

All department majors must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 in both the major and the overall grade point average.

Students must take at least 80 semester hours outside their major and department, 65 of which should be liberal arts.

Public Relations

Associate Professor Frisina; Assistant Professors Berman, Geyer

Candidates for graduation from the School of Communication with the degree of bachelor of arts must fulfill the B.A. requirements as listed under the School of Communication . In addition, students majoring in public relations must complete the program requirements listed below plus a liberal arts minor from one of the following: any minor in the School’s Department of Speech Communication, Rhetoric, and Performance Studies or any minor in Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The minor must consist of 18 semester hours as defined by that discipline, of which at least 6 semester hours must be taken in residence.

(Note:  Major and minor fields will be listed on the student’s record.  Only courses acceptable for the major may be applied toward the minor, and only with grades of C- or better. Pass/D+/D/Fail credit will be given toward the academic minor for courses offered only on that basis.)

Public relations majors who transfer to Hofstra may bring no more than six public relations credits from other schools for use in satisfying public relations requirements at Hofstra. These six credits are subject to the approval of the Department of Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations in the School of Communication. Transfer credits are approved only for those courses meeting the department’s curriculum requirements and course standards.

All department majors must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 in both the major and the overall grade point averages.

Students must take at least 80 semester hours outside their major and department, 65 of which should be liberal arts.

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