Direct entry to Journalism and Media Communication requires a cumulative high school GPA of 3.2 or higher (4.0 scale).
Transfer, second- and post-bachelor’s students
Transfer students must have:
- a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (4.0 scale) from all prior university coursework AND
- at least 12 college-level, academic graded credits
Second bachelor’s candidates must have:
- a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (4.0 scale) in their first degree
All transfer and second bachelor’s applicants:
Completion of one semester of Mass Media (equivalent to JTC100, Media in Society), one semester of Newswriting (equivalent to JTC210, Newswriting), and College Composition (equivalent to CO 150) is encouraged but not required. Students cannot take additional courses in the major until these JTC courses (or equivalents) are complete.