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This new major is offered starting in the fall 2016 semester.
Whether you are navigating the media-rich culture as a critical thinker, learning to write and produce news and feature stories as a journalist or are gaining hands-on experience in digital video and audio as a social media expert, Kennesaw State's Journalism and Emerging Media program offers endless possibilities.
Learn the latest industry trends from faculty members who are award-winning professionals, including reporters, editors and international correspondents at the Associated Press, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, CNN, NPR, commercial radio stations and various newspapers.
The Journalism and Emerging Media major offers a professionally-focused, marketplace-relevant, and theoretically-rigorous program. It includes courses in news writing, media law, digital media production, sports reporting, investigative reporting, and community-based capstone experience. It encourages students to enroll in a for-credit internship.
Additional info can be found at: journalism.hss.kennesaw.edu
To be eligible to apply to a major in Journalism and Emerging Media, students must meet the following criteria:
* Meet the School of Communication & Media (SOCM) Sophomore GPA Requirement. This Sophomore GPA requirement consists of combined adjusted 2.75 GPA in the following five courses:
* Pass the SOCM Entrance Exam with a score of 78% or highter. Students who fail to pass the grammar test in three attempts must pursue majors in other departments.
*All communication majors must earn a grade of “C” or better in all communication courses counted toward their degree.
SOCM Upper Division Electives - 6 Credit Hours; choose 2 courses
Select courses not previously taken. The list below provides recommended electives for Journalism and Emerging Media majors. Please take into account any prerequisites required.
Select 12 hours of upper division course work (3000-4000 level) outside of the School of Communication and Media (SOCM). These hours do not have to be taken in a single discipline, but should relate to a particular interest or career goal. Students should determine needed prerequisites. Completion of Formal Minor or Certificate Program would also satisfy the Related Studies requirement.
Any courses (1000-4000) in the university curriculum. Students must earn a grade of "D" or better.