Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Curriculum

This program will be effective for students declaring the major Fall 2020 or later.
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School of Communication Core
School of Communication Seminar COMM 100 1
Introduction to Communication COMM 175 3
Digital Communication & Society COMM 200 3
Ethics and Communication COMM 215 3
TOTAL 10
Journalism Foundation Courses
Reporting Basics I: Writing & Interviewing* COMM 205 3
Reporting Basics II: Technology for Journalists COMM 208 3
Intro to Video Skills for Journalists COMM 145 3
TOTAL 9
Research Methods
Journalism Research Methods COMM 362 3
TOTAL  3
Values
Historical and Critical Issues in Journalism COMM 279 3
Media Law COMM 282 3
TOTAL  6
Intermediate Courses
Choose three:
Photojournalism
Broadcast Newswriting*
News Editing
Environmental Journalism*
Feature and Opinion Writing*
Intro to Design and Editing
Sports Broadcast
Web Design and Usability
Video Storytelling
Health Communication
Special Topics: Journalism

COMM 207
COMM 256
COMM 259
COMM 260
COMM 262
COMM 263
COMM 265
COMM 275
COMM 284
COMM 311
COMM 372





9
TOTAL 9
Advanced Courses
Choose two:
Advanced Reporting Topics*
Magazine Design & Production
Investigative Journalism
Video Documentary
Newscasting & Producing
Digital Storytelling Abroad

COMM 315
COMM 328
COMM 332
COMM 339
COMM 358
COMM 373



6
TOTAL 6
Internship
Multimedia Journalism Internship COMM 392 3
TOTAL 3
SOC School Requirements
Writing Intensive section COMM 3
Writing Intensive (different semester)   3
Language Requirement (102-level or higher)   3
TOTAL  9
 TOTAL CREDITS  46

* Writing Intensive 
† Satisfies Engaged Learning requirement