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Journalism 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.

Fall 2020 Elective Offerings
Any Principles course not required for your specific major (JOUR 201, 202, 203, or 204)
JOUR 205 – History & Philosophy of the Mass Media
JOUR 306 – Theories of Mass Communications (Prerequisite: JOUR 101)
JOUR 311 – Minorities, Women and the Mass Media
JOUR 329 section 001 – Tobacco Advertising Through the Decades (one credit hour only)
JOUR 329 section 002 – Advertising and Children (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 & STAT 201)
JOUR 333 – Public Relations for Non-profit (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
JOUR 362 – Editing (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
JOUR 382 – Business Basics for Comms
JOUR 391 – Sports, Media and Society
JOUR 398 – Sports, Race, and the Media
JOUR 400 – Digital Media and Big Data
JOUR 437 – Advanced Public Relations Writing (Prerequisite: JOUR 436)
JOUR 438 – Media Relations (Prerequisite: JOUR 436)
JOUR 450 – Studio and Location Lighting for Still Photography (Prerequisite: JOUR 347)
JOUR 461 – Sports Journalism (Prerequisite: JOUR 361)
JOUR 472 – Power Producing (Prerequisite: JOUR 361, 346 or 347)
JOUR 491 – Communication and Information Transfer (Prerequisite: JOUR 101 or SLIS 201)
JOUR 499 – Experiential Interactives in Mobile Augmented Reality
JOUR 499 – Multimedia Sports Storytelling
JOUR 499 – Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
JOUR 499 – Sports Announcing
JOUR 499 – Advanced Multimedia Storytelling
JOUR 499 – Business Reporting and Writing
JOUR 501 – Freedom, Responsibility and Ethics of the Mass Media
JOUR 504 – International Mass Communications
JOUR 506 – Mass Media Criticism (Prerequisite: JOUR 101)
JOUR 507 – Communicating Science, Health and the Environment
JOUR 508 – Faith, Values & the Mass Media
JOUR 521 – Interactive Communication Strategies (Prerequisite: JOUR 202 or MKTG 350; JR/SR standing; AD Majors only)
JOUR 530 – Creative Leadership
JOUR 534 – Publication Writing and Design (Prerequisites: JOUR 291 and JR/SR standing)
JOUR 536 – Crisis Communications (Prerequisites: JOUR 201 & 436)
JOUR 539 – Ethics: Public Relations & Public Policy
JOUR 542 – Public Opinion & Persuasion
JOUR 566 – Magazine Article Writing
JOUR 597 – Internship (Prior approval required – see Stephanie Martin for details)
JOUR 599 – Media Sales & Advertising Technology (AD majors only, JR/SR standing) 

Eligible Journalism Directed Skills Electives
JOUR 362 – Editing (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
JOUR 472 – Power Producing (Prerequisite: JOUR 361, 346 or 347)
JOUR 499 – Advanced Multimedia Storytelling
JOUR 534 – Publication Writing and Design (Prerequisites: JOUR 291 and JR/SR standing)
JOUR 597 – Internship (Prior approval required – see Stephanie Martin for details)

Eligible Writing Electives for Public Relations Majors
JOUR 362 – Editing (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
JOUR 437 – Advanced Public Relations Writing (Prerequisite: JOUR 436)
JOUR 438 – Media Relations (Prerequisite: JOUR 436)
JOUR 534 – Publication Writing and Design (Prerequisites: JOUR 291 and JR/SR standing)

Eligible Conceptual Directed Electives
Any Principles course not required for your specific major (JOUR 201, 202, 203, or 204)
JOUR 205 – History & Philosophy of the Mass 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 & STAT 201)
JOUR 333 – Public Relations for Non-profit (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
JOUR 391 – Sports, Media and Society
JOUR 400 – Digital Media and Big Data
JOUR 491 – Communication and Information Transfer (Prerequisite: JOUR 101 or SLIS 201)
JOUR 501 – Freedom, Responsibility and Ethics of the Mass Media
JOUR 504 – International Mass Communications
JOUR 506 – Mass Media Criticism (Prerequisite: JOUR 101)
JOUR 507 – Communicating Science, Health and the Environment
JOUR 508 – Faith, Values & the Mass Media 

Advertising Capstone Electives
JOUR 516 – Advanced Creative
JOUR 521 – Interactive Communication Strategies (Prerequisite: JOUR 202 or MKTG 350; JR/SR standing; AD Majors only)
JOUR 537 – The Carolina Agency (Application required)
JOUR 597 – Internship (Prior approval required – see Stephanie Martin for details)
JOUR 599 – Media Sales & Advertising Technology (AD majors only, JR/SR standing) 

Eligible Visual Communication Special Topics Courses
JOUR 450 – Studio and Location Lighting for Still Photography (Prerequisite: JOUR 347)
JOUR 534 – Publication Writing and Design (Prerequisites: JOUR 291 and JR/SR standing)
JOUR 597 –Internship (Prior approval required – see Stephanie Martin for details)

Eligible Sports Concentration Courses

JOUR 391 – Sports, Media and Society
JOUR 398 – Sports, Race, and the Media
JOUR 461 – Sports Journalism (Prerequisite: JOUR 361)
JOUR 499 – Sports Announcing
JOUR 499 – Multimedia Sports Storytelling
JOUR 597 –Internship (Prior approval required – see Stephanie Martin for details)


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