Pathway for Communication and Journalism Majors: BSJ/JD Option

The pathway for Communication and Journalism majors allows students to complete all requirements for the core and the major in years 1-3. Following successful admission, students begin their first year of Law School in year four. Consult the Academic Catalog for specific course options and the Law School website for admissions information.

Please note: The six year program for Communication and Journalism majors is only available through the Bachelor of Science in Journalism (BSJ) degree.

Year 1

Fall
Seminar for Freshmen         
First Year Writing I
Ethics
CJN 101*

Spring
First Year Writing II
Mathematics  
Government
CJN 103*

Year 2

Fall
STE 
History
CJN Diversity course*
CJN Course*

Spring
STE  
Economics
Humanities/Literature
CJN Course*

Year 3

Fall
Cultural Diversity Course
CJN Course*
CJN Course*
CJN Course*

Spring
CJN ECR Course*
CJN Course*
CJN Course*
CJN Course*

* Denotes major course. Specific CJN courses are noted; other CJN coursework is dependent upon major and will be determined in conjunction with an academic advisor.