May 29, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Journalism, BA Major in

Program Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 39

All Majors Must Take - Semester Hours: 24

3 s.h.

Choose Under Advisement From - Semester Hours: 12

Concentration Option in Sports Media - Semester Hours: 12

Courses chosen under advisement must include:

Journalism majors must also complete:

  • a minor in the liberal arts for the BA degree.
  • at least 72 credits outside of the Herbert School as per our ACEJMC requirement.


*Students who concentrate in sports media should include at least two semester hours of internships in sports journalism.

The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication Requirements

The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication  also requires that Journalism majors take:

Communication BA Program Requirements

BA Requirements  for The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication majors