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Bachelor of Science - News and Information

BSJ News and Information Track Curriculum

Journalism core
JOUR 101 Media and Society (typically taken first semester)
JOUR 300 Visual Storytelling (freshman or sophomore year)
JOUR 302 Infomania (freshman or sophomore year)
JOUR 304 Media Writing (sophomore year)
JOUR 608 Media Ethics (junior or senior year)
JOUR 618 First Amendment (junior or senior year)
JOUR diversity course – choose from a variety of journalism courses like Diversity in Media or International Journalism
Journalism Electives (6 hours)

News and Information Track
JOUR 415 Multimedia Reporting
JOUR 419 Multimedia Editing
JOUR 550 Digital Media
JOUR Advanced Media
JOUR Advanced Media

Supplement your journalism courses with courses in areas like:
Foreign language
Business & leadership
Quantitative literacy
Historical context
KU Core

Combine your interests
Choose a minor or double major outside of journalism

Download the checklist of requirements here.


Undergrad Admission Questions?

For more information see our undergraduate FAQs, or contact the advising office at: jadvising@ku.edu
785-864-4080 or come by Stauffer-Flint Hall - room 117.

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Contact Vicky Reyes
Recruitment Coordinator

vickyreyes@ku.edu | 785-864-7620