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School of Information Science Electives

Please refer to the Master Schedule in Self-Service Carolina for specific course offerings for each semester. Not every possibility for an elective is listed.  Please see your assigned academic advisor should you have any questions.

  • SLIS 415 – Social Informatics
  • SLIS 430 – User-Centered Design
  • SLIS 480 – News Literacy
  • SLIS 480 – Data Ethics

School of Journalism and Mass Communications Electives

Please refer to the Master Schedule in Self-Service Carolina for specific course offerings for each semester. Not every possibility for an elective is listed. Please see your assigned academic advisor should you have any questions.

  • Any Principles course not required for your specific major (JOUR 201, 202, 203, or 204)
  • JOUR 215 – Special Topics in Mass Communications
  • JOUR 244 – Sports Activism and Media
  • JOUR 306 Theories of Mass Communications (Prerequisite: JOUR 101)
  • JOUR 311 Minorities, Women and the Mass Media
  • JOUR 329 – A Focused Look at Brand Communications (one credit hour only)
  • JOUR 330 – Advertising and Brand Communications Series (one credit hour only)
  • JOUR 331 Social Media Marketing Strategy (Prerequisite: JOUR 291, JOUR 201 or JOUR 202)
  • JOUR 332 Mass Communications Research (Prerequisites: JOUR 101 and STAT 201)
  • JOUR 333 – Public Relations for Non-profit (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
  • JOUR 362 Editing (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
  • JOUR 371 – Social and Mobile Journalism (Prerequisites: JOUR 204 and JOUR 291)
  • JOUR 382 – Business Basics for Communications
  • JOUR 391 – Sports Media & Society
  • JOUR 399 – Social Media for Sports Media
  • JOUR 400 – Digital Media and Big Data
  • JOUR 428 – Super Bowl Commercials
  • JOUR 437 – Advanced Public Relations Writing (Prerequisites JOUR 436)
  • JOUR 438 – Media Relations (Prerequisites JOUR 436)
  • JOUR 450 Studio and Location Lighting for Still Photography (Prerequisite: JOUR 346)
  • JOUR 461 – Sports Journalism (Prerequisite: JOUR 361)
  • JOUR 472 – Power Producing (Prerequisite: JOUR 361, 346 or 347)
  • JOUR 475 – Advanced Multimedia Reporting
  • JOUR 491 – Communication and Information Transfer (Prerequisite: JOUR 101 or SLIS 201)
  • JOUR 499 – Business Reporting and Writing
  • JOUR 499 – Live Television and Sports Reporting
  • JOUR 501 Freedom, Responsibility and Ethics of the Mass Media
  • JOUR 506 Mass Media Criticism (Prerequisite: JOUR 101)
  • JOUR 521 – Interactive Communication Strategies (Prerequisite: JOUR 202 or MKTG 350; senior standing)
  • JOUR 534 Publication Writing and Design (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
  • JOUR 536 Crisis Communications (Prerequisites: JOUR 436)
  • JOUR 539 Ethics: Public Relations & Public Policy
  • JOUR 542 – Public Opinion and Persuasion
  • JOUR 562 Communicating Science, Health and the Environment
  • JOUR 566 Magazine Article Writing
  • JOUR 574 – Data Journalism (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
  • JOUR 597 – Internship - Prior approval required
    • JOUR 362 Editing (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
    • JOUR 371 – Social and Mobile Journalism (Prerequisites: JOUR 204 and JOUR 291)
    • JOUR 472 – Power Producing (Prerequisite: JOUR 361, 346 or 347)
    • JOUR 461 – Sports Journalism (Prerequisite: JOUR 361)
    • JOUR 475 – Advanced Multimedia Reporting
    • JOUR 499 – Business Reporting and Writing
    • JOUR 499 – Live Television and Sports Reporting
    • JOUR 534 Publication Writing and Design (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
    • JOUR 566 Magazine Article Writing
    • JOUR 574 – Data Journalism (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
    • JOUR 597 – Internship - Prior approval required
  • JOUR 362 Editing (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
  • JOUR 437 – Advanced Public Relations Writing (Prerequisites JOUR 436)
  • JOUR 438 – Media Relations (Prerequisites: JOUR 436)
  • JOUR 534 Publication Writing and Design (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
  • JOUR 540 Magazine Article Writing (Prerequisite: JOUR 361 or 436)
  • JOUR 574 – Data Journalism (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
  • Any Principles course not required for your specific major (JOUR 201, 202, 203, or 204)
  • JOUR 244 – Sports Activism and Media
  • JOUR 306 Theories of Mass Communications (Prerequisite: JOUR 101)
  • JOUR 311 Minorities, Women and the Mass Media
  • JOUR 332 Mass Communications Research (Prerequisites: JOUR 101 and STAT 201)
  • JOUR 333 – Public Relations for Non-profit (Prerequisites: JOUR 291)
  • JOUR 382 – Business Basics for Communications
  • JOUR 391 – Sports Media & Society
  • JOUR 399 – Social Media for Sports Media
  • JOUR 428 – Super Bowl Commercials
  • JOUR 491 Communication and Information Transfer (Prerequisite: JOUR 101 or SLIS 201)
  • JOUR 501 Freedom, Responsibility and Ethics of the Mass Media
  • JOUR 506 Mass Media Criticism (Prerequisite: JOUR 101)
  • JOUR 536 Crisis Communications
  • JOUR 518 – Brand Communications
  • JOUR 521 Interactive Communication Strategies (Prerequisite: JOUR 202 or MKTG 350; senior standing)
  • JOUR 537 – The Carolina Agency (Application required)
  • JOUR 599 – Media Sales
  • JOUR 597 – Internship Prior approval required
  • JOUR 450 – Studio and Location Lighting for Still Photography (Prerequisite: JOUR 346)
  • JOUR 499 – Augmented Reality
  • JOUR 534 Publication Writing and Design (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
  • JOUR 597 – Internship - Prior approval required

 


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