requirements

Major in Journalism

  • COM 120 Mass Media
  • COM 121 Writing Across Media Platforms
  • COM 210 Publications Seminar (3 hours)
  • COM 220 Digital Storytelling
  • COM 236 Photojournalism I
  • COM 322 Copy Editing and Publications Layout
  • COM 351 Reporting for Print and Online Media
  • COM 352 Reporting for Broadcast Media
  • COM 355 Communication Theory and Research
  • COM 415 Magazine and Feature Writing
  • COM 430 Communications Law
  • COM 451 Investigative Reporting
  • 6 hours from the following:
    • COM 320 Organizational Communication
    • COM 326 Social Documentary
    • COM 336 Photojournalism II
    • COM 360 Publication Design
    • COM 323 Principles of Public Relations
    • COM 327 Interactive Media
    • COM 343 Public Relations Design
    • COM 347 Broadcast News Producing and Management
    • COM 407 Opinion Writing
    • COM 487 Internship in Journalism

Minor in Journalism

  • COM 120 Mass Media
  • COM 121 Writing Across Media Platforms
  • COM 210 Publications Seminar (3 hours)
  • COM 236 Photojournalism I
  • COM 351 Reporting for Print and Online Media
  • COM 415 Magazine and Feature Writing
  • Select one from the following:
    • COM 230 Television Production
    • COM 322 Copy Editing and Publication Layout
    • COM 407 Opinion Writing
    • COM 451 Investigative Reporting
 


opportunities
Cardinal & Cream
The Cardinal and Cream is the official campus newspaper of Union University. Budgeted as a part of the Communication Arts Department, the newspaper is published biweekly and is distributed to students, faculty, staff and administration without charge.
Advisor: Michael Chute
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MORE OPPORTUNITIES


Scholarship Banquet with Tony Blair Oct 3, 6:00pm: Carl Perkins Civic Center, Jackson, Tennessee
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will be the keynote speaker for Union University’s 14th annual Scholarship Banquet Oct. 3 at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in Jackson, Tenn. : more event info

Fall Classes Begin Aug 23, 8:00am

Fall Convocation Aug 26, 10:00am: G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel

FOCUS: New Student Orientation Aug 19, 9:00am

Freshmen Registration Jun 20, 9:00am

Communication Arts Awards Banquet May 10, 5:00pm: Grant Events Center
Come out to enjoy a great dinner and celebrate the end of the 2010-2011 school year with all of the Com. Arts faculty and staff. Tickets are $5.00 and will go on sale at the end of April.

Southeast Journalism Conference Feb 17, 6:00pm: Troy University
Conference held February 17-19 at Troy University in Troy, Alabama

Baptist Press Collegiate Journalism Conference Oct 7, 12:00pm: Nashville, TN

Union Scholarship Symposium May 4, 9:00am: Jackson Campus

Southeastern Journalism Conference Feb 11, 12:00pm: Southeastern Louisiana University