Community Journalismcomm-journalism-kf4m7638


The interdisciplinary program in community journalism and social sciences is a 42 hour major of which eight mass communication courses are required. Students will elect six additional courses from the social sciences that meet their interests and objectives.

The core required mass communication courses are:

Mass Communication Survey
Writing for Newspapers and Magazines
Television Production I
Radio Production I
Web Applications for Mass Media
Writing for the Broadcast Media
Advanced Studies in Mass Media (capstone)
Communications Law and Ethics

Students will elect six courses from the following:

Georgia Politics
Criminal Justice
Global Issues
Family Violence
Organizational Behavior
Georgia History
Social Problems
Social Psychology
Media, Technology, and Society
Society, Politics, and the Cinema
Sociology of Gender
Deviant Behavior
Ethnic and Racial Minorities