Bachelor of Arts in Bilingual Spanish Journalism Roadmap – Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and ENG 114

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 46

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 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 1 3
GE Area A 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Second Semester
JOUR 205 Social Impact of Journalism (Hidden Prerequisite for JOUR 226, JOUR 300GW) 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area C 3
GE Area E 3
 Units15-16
Third Semester
JOUR 221 Newswriting (Hidden Prerequisite for many JOUR courses) 3
JOUR/SPAN 223 Bilingual English and Spanish Newswriting (Major Core, AERM, GP) 3
JOUR/SPAN 224 Newswriting Lab in Spanish (Major Core) 1
SPAN 215 Spanish for Heritage Speakers (Major Core) 3
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area D 3
 Units16-17
Fourth Semester
JOUR 226 Digital News Gathering (Major Core) 3
SPAN 301 Advanced Grammar (Major Core) 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15
Fifth Semester
JOUR 300GW Reporting - GWAR (Major Core) 3
JOUR 307 News Media Law (Major Core) 3
SPAN 305 Advanced Composition (Major Core) 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
BECA 560 Radio and Television News Writing (Major Core) 3
JOUR 310 Journalism Ethics (Major Core) 3
JOUR/SPAN 323 Editing and Translation for Bilingual Spanish Journalism (Major Core) 3
Select One (Audio/Visual Requirement): 3
TV Studio Basics (Prerequisite for BECA 348 and BECA 561)  
Online Journalism (Prerequisite Option for JOUR 695)  
Multimedia Journalism (Prerequisite Option for JOUR 695)  
Select One: 3
Feature Writing (Hidden Prerequisite Option for JOUR 605)  
Magazine Writing (Hidden Prerequisite Option for JOUR 605)  
 
 Units15
Seventh Semester
JOUR 575 Community Media (Writing Requirement) 3
Audio/Visual Elective (Select One) 6 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Select One: 3
Magazine Publication Lab (Hidden Prerequisite Option for JOUR 695)  
Newspaper Publication Laboratory (Hidden Prerequisite Option for JOUR 695)  
 
 Units15
Eighth Semester
Select One (Major Capstone): 3-4
Television Center News  
Senior Seminar  
JOUR 617 Advanced Journalism Internship (Major Practicum) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Three 5 8
 Units14-15
 Total Units120-123