Whether students want to focus on print journalism or be behind the camera, a Journalism/Broadcasting degree from Marietta College prepares graduates for success in the media industry and beyond.

Faculty expose students to all aspects of the media industry — from teaching interviewing skills to maintaining an online news presence. Students also benefit from our campus television station, radio stations and online newspaper.

In the tradition of the liberal arts, students are also challenged to learn theory, ethics and strong communication skills.

Sample Four-Year Schedule

First Year (Fall Semester)
Mass Media 101 Media and Society 3 credit hours
Communication 110 Human Communication 3 credit hours
Writing 110 College Composition 3 credit hours
General Education Historical Perspectives 3 credit hours
FYS 199 First Year Seminar 3 credit hours
FYS 194 Piopathway Lab 1 credit hour
Semester Credit Hours   16 credit hours
 
First Year (Spring Semester)
Mass Media 123 Media Production I 3 credit hours
Communication 230 Communication Theory & Research I 3 credit hours
Communication 101 Fundamentals of Communication 3 credit hours
General Education Quantitative Reasoning 3 credit hours
General Education Science (with lab) 4 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   16 credit hours
 
Second Year (Fall Semester)
Mass Media 207 Media Writing I 3 credit hours
Media Skills course   3 credit hours
General Education Fine Arts 3 credit hours
General Education Diversity & Global 3 credit hours
Elective course   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   15 credit hours
 
Second Year (Spring Semester)
Communication/Mass Media elective   3 credit hours
General Education Science 3 credit hours
General Education Fine Arts 3 credit hours
Elective course   3 credit hours
Cognate course   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   15 credit hours
 
Third Year (Fall Semester)
Mass Media 308 or 315 Article Writing or Broadcast Writing 3 credit hours
Communication/Mass Media elective   3 credit hours
General Education Fine Arts 3 credit hours
Cognate course   3 credit hours
Elective course   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   15 credit hours
 
Third Year (Spring Semester)
Mass Media 415 Digital Journalism 3 credit hours
Communication/Mass Media elective   3 credit hours
Mass Media 397 Internship 3 credit hours
Cognate course   3 credit hours
Elective course   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   15 credit hours
 
Fourth Year (Fall Semester)
Mass Media 430 Senior Capstone 3 credit hours
General Education Science 3 credit hours
Elective course   3 credit hours
Elective course   3 credit hours
Elective course   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   15 credit hours
 
Fourth Year (Spring Semester)
Mass Media 420 Media Law & Ethics 3 credit hours
General Education Science 3 credit hours
Elective course   3 credit hours
Elective course   3 credit hours
Elective course   3 credit hours
Semester Credit Hours   15 credit hours

 

* Remember that this schedule should just be seen as a guide toward your Journalism/Broadcasting degree. Your schedule can be adjusted to accommodate a second major and/or minors at the College. You will work with your academic advisor to ensure that you graduate on schedule and with classes that most interest you and lead you toward the career path that you are working to achieve.