Journalism

BA Study Plan, Journalism Major:

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENT COURSES (42 Credit Hours)
3
Prerequisite
English Composition I
ENGL 104
1
3
ENGL 104
English Composition II
ENGL 105
2
3
Fundamentals of Speech Communication Interpersonal Skills
COM 114 or
COM 501
3
3
Statistics & Contemporary Life
STAT 130
4
3
Introduction to Life Science
Introduction to Communication
SCI 114 or
COM 101
5
3
Advanced Computer Utilization
CIS 304
6
3
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
SOC 100 or
ANTH 105
7
3
Elementary Psychology
PSY 120
8
3
The History of Philosophy
Critical Thinking
Ethics of the Professions
Introduction to Research Methods
PHIL 101 or
PHIL 120 or
PHIL 324 or
COM100
9
3
Introduction to Political Thinking
Introduction to International Relations
POL 202 or
POL 130
10
3
Principles of Economics
ECON 210
11
3
Theater Appreciation
Art Appreciation
Introduction to Graphic Design
THTR 201 or
A&D 255 or
COM 200
12
3
The Middle East
Introduction to the Modern World
History and Society of Oman
HIST 309 or
HIST 104 or
HIST 110
13
3
ENGL 104
Arabic Language Skills (only for Arabic Speakers)
Introduction to Literature
ARAB 101 or
ENGL 231
14
DEPARTMENT COURSES (30 Credit Hours)
3
Introduction to Media Studies
COM 201
15
3
Omani Media
COM 203
16
3
Mass Communication & Society
COM 250
17
3
ENGL 105
Introduction to News Reporting & Writing
COM 255
18
3
COM 114
Introduction to Research in Communication
COM 300
19
3
Introduction to Photography
A & D 222
20
3
COM 201 + 250
Media Ethics
COM 403
21
3
COM 114
Internship
COM 490
22
COM 201
Electronic Media
COM 202
23
Topics in Writing for Interactive Digital Media
ENGL 435
24
MAJOR COURSES (36 Credit Hours)
3
COM 255
News Editing
COM 305
25
3
COM 255
Advanced News Reporting & Writing
COM 306
26
3
Visual Communication
COM 309
27
3
COM 114
International Communication
COM 327
28
3
COM 201 & 250
Mass Communication Law
COM 352
29
3
COM 255
Magazine Journalism
COM 451
30
3
Publication Design
COM 302
31
3
COM 144
Interviewing: Principles & Practice
COM 325
32
3
COM 201
Journalism for Electronic Media
COM 334
33
3
Special Topic in Communication
COM 491
34
3
COM 202
Radio and Television Writing
COM 536
35
3
Practicum in Journalism
COM 452
36
ELECTIVE COURSES (18 Credit Hours)
37
38
39
40
41
42