Bachelor of Arts in Journalism: Concentration in Print and Online Journalism - Quantitative Reasoning Category III/IV and Stretch English

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 43

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 1 3
GE Area A 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
B4 Support Course 3 2-3
GE Area D 3
 Units14-15
Second Semester
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
JOUR 205 Social Impact of Journalism (Major Core, C2) 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 6 3-4
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective or Minor 4,5 3
 Units15-16
Third Semester
JOUR 221 Newswriting (Major Core) 3
JOUR 222 Newswriting Lab (Major Core) 1
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 6 3-4
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
GE Area E 3
 Units16-17
Fourth Semester
JOUR 226 Digital News Gathering (Major Core) 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective or Minor - Take Two 4,5 6
 Units15
Fifth Semester
JOUR 300GW Reporting - GWAR (Major Core) 3
JOUR 304 Cultural Diversity and News Media (Major Core, AERM, SJ) 3
JOUR 307 News Media Law (Major Core) 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective or Minor 4,5 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
JOUR 310 Journalism Ethics (Major Core) 3
JOUR 330 Editing (Major Concentration) 3
JOUR 395
Online Journalism (Major Concentration)
or Multimedia Journalism
3
Writing Course (Major Concentration) - Select One 7 3
Minor (18 units) - Take One 5 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
JOUR 605
Magazine Publication Lab (Major Practicum)
or Publication Laboratory
3
Minor (18 units) - Take One 5 3
Advanced Journalism Elective (6 units) - Take One 8 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
JOUR 695 Senior Seminar (Major Capstone) 3
Advanced Journalism Elective (6 units) - Take One 8 3
Minor (18 units) - Take One 5 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective or Minor – Take Two 4,5 6
 Units15
 Total Units120-123