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Information for Undergraduate Students at the SJMC

This page contains information for undergraduate students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications.



  1. Need a journalism course, but it's full? Let us know by completing our Wait List form.
  2. We will start accepting new majors April 15. Minors may register for journalism classes on April 15.
  3. If you plan to graduate with a degree in Electronic Journalism in 2015 or 2016 and HAVE NOT taken Jour 326/361 you will need to complete the application for admission to the Electronic Journalism upper division
  4. Study Abroad
    In order to receive credit for a study abroad experience a student must complete several important steps with the study abroad office and academic adviser. Students who do not follow these steps may not receive credit for their study abroad. If you plan to study abroad you must visit the study abroad web site and follow this exactly.  If you have questions about study abroad requirements please contact the study abroad office at 803-777-7557.
  5. Course Number Changes. 
    Some course numbers have changed due to changes in the curriculum. This pdf contains the changes.
  6. Switching Majors
    Information about changing your major to the School of Journalism and Mass Communications can be found here.
  7. Academic Common Market
    Incoming freshmen and transfer students may request Academic Common Market. For information on ACM please contact your HOME STATE Academic Common Market coordinator. The deadline for students to make a formal request for ACM to Art Farlowe is the Friday before the first day of classes.