B.A., Digital Journalism

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

Minimum Requirements for Digital Journalism B.A.: 120 credits

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:
History of the U.S.
Digital Journalism Program Requirements
Complete the following:
COJO F101XMedia and Culture3
COJO F202News Writing for the Media3
COJO F204/ART F284Basic Digital Photography3
COJO F251Introduction to Video Production4
COJO F310Reporting3
COJO/WGS F380Women, Minorities and the Media3
COJO F400Professional Internship1-3
COJO F413Mass Media Law and Regulation3
COJO F431Public Relations Campaigns3
COJO F454Newscast3
COJO F490Online Publication: "Extreme Alaska" 13
Complete one of the following:3
Radio Production
Editing for Journalists
Documentary Filmmaking
Complete one course from the following list of approved journalism electives:3
Radio Production
Professional Interviewing
Foreign Corresponding
Website Design
Video Storytelling: Content Creation
Communicating Ethics
Magazine Article Writing
Editing for Journalists
Social Media Toolkit
Advanced Photography
Advanced Photography Seminar
Digital Darkroom
Writing for a Living
Investigative Reporting
Radio and Television News Writing
Television News Reporting
Science Writing for the General Public
Documentary Filmmaking
Multimedia Theory and Practice
Special Topics
Independent Study
Undergraduate Research
Complete credits outside of journalism 280

 Fulfills the baccalaureate capstone requirement.


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