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Non-Majors

The following courses are open to all KU students (click on course number to see full description):

Junior standing is required for:

  • JOUR 320 Strategic Communication
  • JOUR 503 History of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • JOUR 540 Sports, Media, and Society
  • JOUR 618 First Amendment and Society. 

View the full 2012-2013 Academic Catalog for the School of Journalism

Students in professional schools who wish to take any other journalism course should consult their schools and the Journalism Student Services Office, 117 Stauffer-Flint Hall.


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Learn about careers, internships & jobs

The Journalism Career Center helps J-School students explore their career options and find internships and jobs. Patty Noland, the J-School's Career Development Coordinator, is ready to help you at any stage in your college career—whether you're just beginning to explore the possibilities or you're ready to enter the job market. 

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Best ad staff in the nation: 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012. —College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
85 percent of classes have fewer than 50 students
2nd place: Hearst Foundation “College Pulitzers” national writing contest, 2011
Top-ranked teachers, including National Journalism Teacher of the Year Doug Ward
71 percent of classes have 30 or fewer students
Students prepare marketing projects for Sprint, Coca-Cola, NASA, and other corporations
81 percent of 2011 journalism graduates were employed full time six months after graduating
—University of Georgia study