Journalism (B.S.) - Resident

Journalism (B.S.) - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective 23
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101University Core Competencies1
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 30-3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 42
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 42
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 42
THEO 202Theology Survey II 42
Total Hours44-47

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses 1
SCOM 110Media and Culture3
Major Core
ARTS 222Introduction to Graphic Design3
DIGI 175Fundamentals of Editing3
DIGI 225Introduction to Video Production3
DMCA 499Internship3
ECON 110Survey of Economics3
JOUR 220News Writing & Reporting I3
JOUR 354News Writing and Reporting II3
JOUR 360Media Convergence3
JOUR 482Senior Project3
JOUR 485Investigative Reporting3
Journalism Practicum 21
Journalism Practicum 21
Journalism Practicum 21
JOUR Elective 33
JOUR Elective 33
JOUR Elective 33
Elective 43
Elective 43
Free Electives
Choose 22-28 credit hours of free electives 522-28
Total Hours73-79

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 50% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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