Robert M. Peaslee, Ph.D., Chairperson
Regents Professor: Wilkinson
Morris Professor: Reddick
Professors: Cummins, Eko, Perlmutter
Associate Professors: Bowman, Chambers, Dean, Keene, Peaslee, Saathoff, Sternadori
Assistant Professors: Arif, Condis, Schweizer
Associate Professors of Practice: Foster, Stone
Assistant Professors of Practice: Caster, Martinez
Instructors: Edwards, Holt, Matella
CONTACT INFORMATION: 203 Media and Communication Building | Box 43082 | Lubbock, TX 79409-3082 | T 806.742.3385 | F 806.742.1085 | www.depts.ttu.edu/comc/programs/journalism.php
About the Department
The Department of Journalism & Creative Media Industries supervises the 120-hour Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and the 120-hour Bachelor of Arts in Creative Media Industries degree programs.
Communication Literacy (CL) Plans
Creative Media Industries. Students majoring in Creative Media Industries are expected to demonstrate communication proficiency in courses across the degree curriculum. In particular, the Creative Media Industries faculty wish to ensure that students are first and foremost capable writers, but also that they are able to communicate visually, digitally, aurally, analytically, and among various cultural and social groups. The CL plan for creative media industries major is comprised of 18 credits (six courses): CMI 4320 ; JCMI 2301 , JCMI 2302 ; either JOUR 2310 or MCOM 2320 ; either CMI 3358 or CMI 3335 ; and either CMI 3370 or CMI 4370 or CMI 4375 .
Journalism. Students majoring in journalism are expected to demonstrate communication proficiency in courses across the degree curriculum. In particular, the journalism faculty wish to ensure that students are first and foremost capable writers, but also that they are able to communicate visually, digitally, aurally, within an organization, and interpersonally among various professional constituencies. The CL plan for the journalism major is comprised of 15 credits (five courses): JOUR 2310 , JOUR 3311 , JOUR 3314 , JOUR 4350 ; and ADV 4313 or COMS 3332 or CMI 3358 or JOUR 3370 or PR 4351 .
Undergraduate Program Offerings, Course Descriptions & Curricular Tables
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ProgramsBachelor’sUndergraduate MinorUndergraduate CertificateUndergraduate Concentration
CoursesCMI - Creative Media Industries (Undergraduate Courses)JCMI - Journalism and Creative Media Industries (Undergraduate Courses)JOUR - Journalism (Undergraduate Courses)PHOT - Photography (Undergraduate Courses)