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Second Major Requirements

Requirements for a Second Major within the Department

Students who complete the requirements for one of the majors within the Journalism and Multimedia Arts Department can complete the requirements for a second JMA bachelor’s degree by taking an additional 24 credits negotiated with and approved by JMA departmental mentor. These credits fulfill the requirement in the College that a student must have a minor or second major.

Double Major with English

Students can double major in Multiplatform Journalism, Digital Media Arts, Advertising and Public Relations, and English.  If the first selected major is English, 30 credits are required in English and 30 credits are required in each of the majors listed above from Journalism and Multimedia Arts.  If the first selected major is one of the Journalism and Multimedia Arts majors, 36 credits are required in Journalism and Multimedia Arts and 24 credits are required in English.