B.A., Digital Journalism

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 120 credits

Students must earn a C- grade or better in each course.

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
General Education Requirements
Complete the general education requirements.
B.A. Degree Requirements
Complete the B.A. degree requirements.
As part of the B.A. degree requirements, complete:
HIST F132XHistory of the U.S.3
Program Requirements
JRN F101XMedia and Culture3
JRN F202News Writing for the Media3
JRN F251Introduction to Video Production4
JRN F302Reporting3
JRN F400Professional Media Internship3
JRN F404Photojournalism I3
JRN F413Mass Media Law and Regulation3
JRN F421Journalism in Perspective3
JRN F432Public Relations Techniques3
JRN F454Newscast3
JRN F490Online Publication: "Extreme Alaska" 23
Select one from the following:3
Radio Production
Editing for Journalists
Photojournalism II
Documentary Filmmaking
Select one course from the following list of approved journalism electives:3
Basic Digital Photography
Radio Production
Foreign Corresponding
Website Design
Video Storytelling
Magazine Article Writing
Editing for Journalists
Typography and Publication Design
Women, Minorities and the Media
Social Media Toolkit
Advanced Photography
Advanced Photography Seminar
Photojournalism II
Digital Darkroom
Writing for a Living
Ethics and Reporting in the Far North
Investigative Reporting
Radio and Television News Writing
Television News Reporting
Science Writing for Magazines and Newspapers
Documentary Filmmaking
Multimedia Theory and Practice
JRN F493
Special Topics
JRN F497
Independent Study
Undergraduate Research
Complete credits outside of journalism 180
Total Credits123

To assure the journalist a broad liberal arts education, 80 credits must be taken from outside of journalism, 65 of which should be from any of these departments; ALST, ANL, ANS, ANTH, ART, ATM, BIOL, CHEM, COMM, ECON, ENGL, ENVE, ESK, FISH, FL, FLPA, FREN, GEOG, GEOS, GER, HIST, HONR, HUM, JPN, JUST, LING, LS, MATH, MSL, MUS, NORS, NRM , PHIL, PHYS, PS, PSY, RUSS, SOC, SPAN, STAT and WGS


 Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.