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Program Requirements

Communication and Media Arts - Broadcast Journalism: Associate in Science
Minimum Credits for Graduation: 60

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Fall Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 14
COMM100, Creating Online Media, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM 100.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

COMM101, Mass Media, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM 101.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

COMM120, Broadcast Operations, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM 120.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL100, Academic Writing I, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in ENGL 100. A student exempted from ENGL 100 must substitute a 3-credit SUNY GEN ED approved course. The course should be selected in consultation with the student's advisor.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

FSS160, Freshman Seminar - Communication and Media Arts, 1 cr.
FSS 160 is only offered in the Fall semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

IRM101, Research Strategies, 1 cr.
IRM 101 is only offered in the Fall semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

Spring Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 15
COMM140, Introduction to Field Production, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM 140.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

COMM160, Broadcast Journalism, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM 160. COMM 160 is only offered in the Spring semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

COMM225, Communication Law and Ethics, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM 225. COMM 225 is only offered in the Spring semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL101, Academic Writing II, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

Program Electives
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
Select from Liberal Arts, Business, or Communication areas. Program advisor approval is required. Students interested in Radio Journalism should take COMM 285; those interested in TV Journalism should take COMM 295.

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ARAB@
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I, 3 cr.
ART 102, History and Appreciation of Art II, 3 cr.
ART 104, , 2 cr.
ART 104, History of Photography and Video, 3 cr.
ASTR@
BIOL@
BUAD@
CHEM@
CHIN@
COMM 101, Mass Media, 3 cr.
COMM 225, Communication Law and Ethics, 3 cr.
CRJU 104, Introduction to Corrections, 3 cr.
CRJU 105, Introduction to Criminal Justice, 3 cr.
CRJU 217, Ethics in Criminal Justice, 3 cr.
CSCI 160, Computer Science I, 3 cr.
CSCI 165, Computer Science II, 3 cr.
CSCI 205, Computer Science III/Data Structures, 3 cr.
ECON@
EDUC 295, Foundations of Education, 3 cr.
ENGL1@
ENGL2@
ENVS@
ESL1@
FREN@
GEOG@
GEOL@
GERM@
HSTY@
HUMN@
ITAL@
MATH1@
MATH2@
METR@
MUSI 101, Music Appreciation, 3 cr.
MUSI 108, Music Theory I, 3 cr.
MUSI 109, Music Theory II, 3 cr.
PHIL@
PHSC@
POSC@
PSYC@
RECR 150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
RUSN@
SOCE@
SOCI@
SPAN@
WGST@
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Fall Term 2

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 15
COMM230, Broadcast Communication Skills, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM 230. COMM 230 is only offered in the Fall semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL102, Approaches to Literature, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

MATH200, Statistics, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

PSYC103, Introduction to Psychology, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

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Spring Term 2

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 16
COMM262, Portfolio Preparation-Communication, 1 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM 262.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL201, Fundamentals of Speech, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

SOCI101, Introduction to Sociology, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
HSTY101, Development of the Western Tradition I Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
HSTY102, Development of the Western Tradition II Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
HSTY201, American History to 1877 Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
HSTY202, American History Since 1877 Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
ART101, History and Appreciation of Art I Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ART102, History and Appreciation of Art II Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ART111, Photography I Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ENGL200, Screenwriting Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
MUSI101, Music Appreciation Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi

SUNY GEN ED Elective
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
ANTH 201, Introduction to Anthropology, 3 cr.
ANTH 202, Cultural Anthropology, 3 cr.
ANTH 220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World, 3 cr.
ANTH 260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad, 3 cr.
ANTH 295, Global Seminar, 3 cr.
ARAB 101, Arabic I, 3 cr.
ARAB 102, Arabic II, 3 cr.
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I, 3 cr.
ART 102, History and Appreciation of Art II, 3 cr.
ART 109, Graphic Design, 3 cr.
ART 110, Design I, 3 cr.
ART 111, Photography I, 3 cr.
ART 112, , 3 cr.
ART 112, Photography II, 3 cr.
ART 114, Design II, 3 cr.
ART 115, Painting I, 3 cr.
ART 120, Drawing I, 3 cr.
ART 122, Drawing II, 3 cr.
ART 130, Ceramics, 3 cr.
ART 180, Typography, 3 cr.
ART 200, Illustration, 3 cr.
ART 270, Computer Graphics I, 3 cr.
ART 271, Computer Graphics II, 3 cr.
ASTR 101, Introductory Astronomy, 3 cr.
BIOL 100, Human Biology, 3 cr.
BIOL 101, Principles of Biology I, 3 cr.
BIOL 102, Principles of Biology II, 3 cr.
BIOL 104, General Biology I, 4 cr.
BIOL 105, General Biology II, 4 cr.
BIOL 112, Essentials of Medical Microbiology, 3 cr.
BIOL 114, Essentials of Nutrition, 3 cr.
BIOL 115, Field Natural History, 3 cr.
BIOL 116, Tropical Field Natural History, 4 cr.
BIOL 125, Biology and Earth Science for Teachers, 4 cr.
BIOL 131, Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 cr.
BIOL 132, Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 cr.
BIOL 201, Human Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 cr.
BIOL 202, Human Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 cr.
BIOL 211, Ecology, 4 cr.
BIOL 216, General Microbiology, 4 cr.
CHEM 101, Principles of Chemistry I, 4 cr.
CHEM 102, Principles of Chemistry II, 4 cr.
CHEM 107, General Chemistry I, 4 cr.
CHEM 108, General Chemistry II, 4 cr.
CHEM 205, Organic Chemistry I, 4 cr.
CHEM 206, Organic Chemistry II, 4 cr.
CHIN 101, Mandarin Chinese I, 3 cr.
CHIN 102, Mandarin Chinese II, 3 cr.
CRJU 217, Ethics in Criminal Justice, 3 cr.
ECON 101, Introduction to Economics, 3 cr.
ECON 120, Principles of Microeconomics, 3 cr.
ECON 121, Principles of Macroeconomics, 3 cr.
ENGL 103, Report Writing, 3 cr.
ENGL 105, Beginning Acting, 3 cr.
ENGL 200, Screenwriting, 3 cr.
ENGL 205, American Literature I, 3 cr.
ENGL 206, American Literature II, 3 cr.
ENGL 208, Introduction to Native American Literature, 3 cr.
ENGL 215, Short Fiction, 3 cr.
ENGL 220, Literature for Children, 3 cr.
ENGL 225, World Literature I, 3 cr.
ENGL 226, World Literature II, 3 cr.
ENGL 227, Creative Writing Workshop, 3 cr.
ENGL 229, Introduction to Poetry, 3 cr.
ENGL 233, Film Analysis, 3 cr.
ENGL 245, Survey of British Literature I, 3 cr.
ENGL 246, Survey of British Literature II, 3 cr.
ENGL 248, Contemporary Women Writers, 3 cr.
ENGL 258, Creative Nonfiction, 3 cr.
ENVS 101, Introduction to Environmental Science, 3 cr.
ENVS 102, Technology and the Environment, 3 cr.
ENVS 105, Environmental Ethics, 3 cr.
ENVS 107, Economy, Society & Environment, 3 cr.
ENVS 108, Environmental Psychology, 3 cr.
ENVS 295, Global Seminar, 3 cr.
FREN 101, French I, 3 cr.
FREN 102, French II, 3 cr.
FREN 201, Intermediate French I, 3 cr.
FREN 202, Intermediate French II, 3 cr.
GEOG 120, World Regional Geography, 3 cr.
GEOL 101, Introductory Geology, 3 cr.
GEOL 125, Biology and Earth Science for Teachers, 4 cr.
GERM 101, Beginning German I, 3 cr.
GERM 102, Beginning German II, 3 cr.
HSTY 101, Development of the Western Tradition I, 3 cr.
HSTY 102, Development of the Western Tradition II, 3 cr.
HSTY 110, World History to 1500, 3 cr.
HSTY 111, World History Since 1500, 3 cr.
HSTY 201, American History to 1877, 3 cr.
HSTY 202, American History Since 1877, 3 cr.
HSTY 215, History of Latin America, 3 cr.
HSTY 225, African American History, 3 cr.
HSTY 233, Women in U.S. History, 3 cr.
HSTY 235, Medieval Europe 500-1500, 3 cr.
HSTY 245, Topics in Modern Asia, 3 cr.
HSTY 252, Native American History: Colonial Policies, 3 cr.
HSTY 255, Labor History, 3 cr.
HSTY 260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
HUMN 232, Introduction to World Religions, 3 cr.
ITAL 101, Italian I, 3 cr.
ITAL 102, Italian II, 3 cr.
MATH 109, Statistical Literacy, 3 cr.
MATH 115, Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers II, 3 cr.
MATH 122, Technical Mathematics, 3 cr.
MATH 132, College Algebra and Trigonometry, 3 cr.
MATH 135, Precalculus Mathematics, 3 cr.
MATH 201, Calculus I, 4 cr.
MATH 202, Calculus II, 4 cr.
MATH 203, Calculus III, 4 cr.
MATH 206, Differential Equations, 4 cr.
METR 101, Introductory Meteorology, 3 cr.
MUSI 101, Music Appreciation, 3 cr.
PHIL 101, Introduction to Philosophy, 3 cr.
PHIL 201, Contemporary Moral Issues, 3 cr.
PHSC 104, General Physics I, 4 cr.
PHSC 105, General Physics II, 4 cr.
PHSC 211, Physics I (Mechanics and Heat), 4 cr.
PHSC 212, Physics II (Electricity and Magnetism), 4 cr.
PHSC 213, Physics III (Waves, Optics and Modern Physics), 4 cr.
POSC 103, American National Government, 3 cr.
POSC 104, American State and Local Government, 3 cr.
POSC 107, Economy, Society & Environment, 3 cr.
POSC 245, Topics in Modern Asia, 3 cr.
POSC 260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
PSYC 108, Environmental Psychology, 3 cr.
PSYC 201, Social Psychology, 3 cr.
PSYC 205, Developmental Psychology: The Child, 3 cr.
PSYC 207, Developmental Psychology: The Adolescent, 3 cr.
PSYC 208, Developmental Psychology: The Adult, 3 cr.
PSYC 209, Abnormal Psychology, 3 cr.
PSYC 218, Educational Psychology, 3 cr.
PSYC 263, Development Across the Lifespan, 3 cr.
RECR 150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
RECR 215, Recreation and the Expressive Arts, 3 cr.
RUSN 101, Russian I, 3 cr.
RUSN 102, Russian II, 3 cr.
SOCE 150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
SOCE 201, Human Sexuality, 3 cr.
SOCE 205, Organizational Behavior, 3 cr.
SOCE 258, Creative Nonfiction, 3 cr.
SOCI 201, Sociology of the Family, 3 cr.
SOCI 203, Race and Ethnicity in American Society, 3 cr.
SOCI 205, Contemporary Social Problems, 3 cr.
SOCI 207, Introduction to Criminology, 3 cr.
SOCI 220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World, 3 cr.
SPAN 101, Beginning Spanish I, 4 cr.
SPAN 102, Beginning Spanish II, 3 cr.
SPAN 201, Intermediate Spanish I, 3 cr.
SPAN 202, Intermediate Spanish II, 3 cr.
WGST 233, Women in U.S. History, 3 cr.
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SUNY General Education & TC3 Liberal Arts courses

Note: The @ symbol represents any course number or discipline. For example, BIOL @ means any course with a Biology course prefix. An @ alone means one course in any course discipline with any course number.