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Journalism

Journalism B.A. (2013 catalog requirements)

Three-Year Academic Plan

This is a breakdown of how a student, knowing they wanted to be a journalism major upon entering OU, could complete the General Education, College Exploratory and major requirements within a 3-year period of time. This plan is an example only and not a guarantee of course offerings.

*Based on minimum ACT of 16 English or AP/IB/CLEP equivalents.

Year

Fall

Winter

Summer I / II

Total

1

4 – WRT 150

4 – G.E. Category

4 – G.E. Category

4 – G.E. Category

 

TOTAL – 16 credit hours

4 – WRT 160

4 – CAS Exploratory

4 – G.E. Category

4 – G.E. Category

 

TOTAL – 16 credit hours

4 – JRN 200

4 – Elective

 

 

 

TOTAL – 8 credit hours

 

 

 

 

 

40 credits

2

4 – JRN 300

4 – JRN Elective

4 – G.E. Category

4 – CAS Exploratory

 

TOTAL – 16 credit hours

4 – JRN 402

4 – JRN Visual Elective

4 – G.E. Elective

4 – CAS Exploratory

 

TOTAL – 16 credit hours

4 – JRN 404

4 – G.E. Elective

4 – Elective

 

 

TOTAL – 12 credit hours

 

 

 

 

 

44 credits

3

4 – JRN 403

4 – JRN Elective

4 – CAS Exploratory

4 – G.E. Elective

 

TOTAL – 16 credit hours

4 – JRN Elective

4 – JRN Elective

4 – Elective

4 – Elective

 

TOTAL – 16 credit hours

4 – Elective

4 – Elective

 

 

 

TOTAL – 8 credit hours

 

 

 

 

 

40 credits

Total = 124 credits

 

The term “elective” may not be completely “free” in that this table does not address the university requirement of having 32 credits at the 300/400 level.  

Please note: Student on scholarship or financial aid must be in a minimum of 12 credits per semester