Area V – Journalism

 

AREA V: PRE-PROFESSIONAL MAJOR AND ELECTIVE COURSES FOR JOURNALISM MAJORS AT AUBURN UNIVERSITY (19 Semester Hours)

The following guidelines and restrictions apply:

  • No more than 19 hours may transfer in Area V for this 120-degree hour program. A total of 9 hours were specified in Area V by the AGSC as required for this major. The remaining 10 hours should include additional Auburn requirements in the major and the balance may be taken as elective course work.
  • It is highly recommend that students take:
    • PHL 106 or PHIL 206 or IDS 102 in area II
    • At least one of these classes in area IV: ANT 200 or ANT 220 or GEO 100 or GEO 201 or HIS 101 or HIS 102 or HIS 121 or HIS 122 or PSY 200 or SOC 200
    • At least one of these classes in area IV: HIS 101 or HIS 102 or HIS 121 or HIS 122 or ECO 231 or ECO 232 or POL 200 or POL 211
  • Courses recommended in Areas I – IV but not taken should be completed under Area V:
    • Students should take PHL 106 or PHL 206 or IDS 102, if not already taken in area II.
    • A year’s sequence in a foreign language is required for the degree FRN 101-102 or 201-202, GRN 101-102 or 201-202, SPN 101-102 or 201-202.
    • Students should take at least one course from the following list if not already taken in area IV:ANT 200 or ANT 220 or GE0 100 or GE0 201 or HIS 101 or HIS 102 or HIS 121 or HIS 122 or PSY 200 or SOC 200
    • Students should take at least one course from the following list if not already taken in area IV:HIS 101 or HIS 102 or HIS 121 or HIS 122 or ECO 231 or ECO 232 or POL 200 or POL 211
  • Electives should be selected from the disciplines covered in Areas I – IV, with additional course work in English composition and in ethics strongly recommended.
  • Restrictions on elective transfer hours:
    • Developmental, remedial, or technical courses will not transfer
    • A maximum of one computer course may transfer: CIS 146 is strongly recommended.
    • A maximum of four semester hours in physical education may transfer.
    • No transfer credit will be awarded for math courses below the state-approved core level of MATH 110 or MATH 112.

Only courses taught at the freshman and sophomore level at Auburn University may be elected. Courses approved in Area V in other majors may be consulted. Students may petition Auburn University to pre-approve courses selected under Area V that are not mentioned for this major under Area V (contact clafaq@auburn.edu).

Please print this document and attach it to the Journalism Articulation Guide. Together, this document and the articulation guide comprise the articulation agreement for a major in Journalism.

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Last modified: July 17, 2017