Journalism Four Year Sample Plan

Major Requirements

This is just an overview of the courses required here at CoJMC. Please make an appointment with one of our advisors on MyPlan to ensure you're on the right track to graduation. You can find more information on our advisors at the bottom of this page.

43 credits in your major
72 outside
120 total

100-Level Required Courses

  • JOMC 100: First Year Experience
  • JOMC 101: Principles of Mass Media
  • Communication Design
    • JOMC 130: Intro to Design Thinking
    • JOMC 131: Core Modules 1
    • JOMC 132: Core Modules 2
    • JOMC 133: Advanced Modules
    • JOMC 134: Visual Communication Projects

200-Level Required Courses

  • JOMC 20: Professional Development
  • JOUR 20OA: Editing & Reporting I
  • JOUR 200B: Editing & Reporting II

6 Elective Credits Required

  • ADPR/BRDC/JOUR/JOMC/SPMC
  • ADPR/BRDC/JOUR/JOMC/SPMC

300-Level Required Courses

Choose 2 courses of the following:
    • JOUR 302: Beat Reporting
    • JOUR 303: Editing for Digital Media
    • JOUR 304: Multimedia Journalism
    • JOUR 306: Digital Photojournalism
    • JOUR 307: Data Journalism
    • JOUR 346: Reporting for Diverse Audiences
    • BRDC 372: Broadcast News Writing & Video
Choose 2 courses from JOUR or BRDC at the 300/400 level
    • JOUR/BRDC 300/400
    • JOUR/BRDC 300/400

400-Level Required Courses

  • JOMC 486: Mass Media Law
  • JOMC 487: Mass Media and Society
  • JOMC 98: Senior Assessment
  • JOUR 400: News Lab
Contact your adviser with questions
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Andrea Gaghagen
Assistant Director of Advising
402-472-3074
agaghagen@unl.edu

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Anne McConkey
Academic Adviser
402-472-3041
anne.mcconkey@unl.edu

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Bridgett Grant
Academic Adviser
402-472-3042
bgrant2@unl.edu

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Karez Hassan
Academic Adviser
402-472-9853
karezhassan@unl.edu