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Journalism & Public Relations

Major & Minor Requirements

    Requirements for the BA in Journalism

    News Option or PR Option = 48 units

    Major core: 15 units

    News or PR Option core: 12 units

    Group A electives (theory): 9 units

    Group B electives (applied visual and storytelling skills): 12 units

    Complete major requirements(opens in new window) are listed in each academic year's catalog. Planning guides below may be used to track courses and guide scheduling:

    Formal Minor Requirement

    J&PR majors must take a formal minor outside the School of Communication. For more information, review minor requirements(opens in new window).

    Accreditation Requirements

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    Requirements for the Journalism Minor

    News Pattern or PR Pattern = 21 units

    News or PR Pattern core: 12 units

    Electives: 9 units

    Complete minor requirements(opens in new window) are listed in each academic year's catalog. The planning guide below may be used to track courses and guide scheduling:

    J&PR Minor Planning Guide (PDF)

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