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Journalism and Emerging Media, B.S.


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Program Description

Whether you are navigating the media-rich culture as a critical thinker, learning to write and produce news and feature stories as a journalist or are gaining hands-on experience in digital video and audio as a social media expert, Kennesaw State’s Journalism and Emerging Media degree offers endless possibilities.

Learn the latest industry trends from faculty members who are award-winning professionals, including reporters, editors and international correspondents at the Associated Press, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, CNN, NPR, commercial radio stations and various newspapers.

The Journalism and Emerging Media major offers a professionally-focused, marketplace-relevant, and theoretically-rigorous program. It includes courses in news writing, media law, digital media production, sports reporting, investigative reporting, and community-based capstone experience. It encourages students to enroll in a for-credit internship.

 

This program is a part of the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences .

 

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Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation Policies

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Journalism and Emerging Media program is separate from Admissions  to Kennesaw State University. Students must meet the admission requirements to pursue this degree program, outlined below.

Graduation Requirements

Each student is expected to meet the requirements outlined in Academic Policies section 5.0 PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS & GRADUATION .

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Program Course Requirements

Core IMPACTS Curriculum (42 Credit Hours)


General Education Core IMPACTS Curriculum  

Statistics Pathway


This program recommends the Statistics Pathway with students taking the following courses in the General Education Core IMPACTS: STAT 1401  in Mathematics & Quantitative Skills, and DATA 1501  in Applied Math.

Major Requirements (24 Credit Hours)


Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in these courses.

Major Electives (12 Credit Hours)


Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in these courses.

Related Studies (3 Credit Hours)


Select 3 credit hours of 3000-4000 level coursework not already used as a requirement in the major from the following prefixes: COMM, JOUR, MENT, PR, ORGC.

A recommended list of courses is provided below:

University Electives (24 Credit Hours)


In accordance with KSU Graduation Policy , students must earn a grade of “D” or better in these courses while maintaining a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA.

Upper-Division Electives (12 Credit Hours)


Select 12 credit hours of 3000-4000 level coursework from the University Catalog outside of the School of Communication & Media (SOCM). These hours do not have to be taken in a single discipline but should relate to a particular interest or career goal. Students should determine needed prerequisites. Completion of a Formal Minor or Certificate Program is encouraged.

Free Electives (12 Credit Hours)


Select 12 credit hours of 1000-4000 level coursework from the University Catalog.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)


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