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Electives

Please refer to the Master Schedule in Self-Service Carolina for specific course offerings for each semester. Not every possibility for an elective is listed. Please see your assigned academic advisor should you have any questions.

Spring 2020 Elective Offerings
Any Principles course not required for your specific major (JOUR 201, 202, 203, or 204)
JOUR 306 - Theories of Mass Communications (Prerequisite: JOUR 101)
JOUR 311 - Minorities, Women and the Mass Media
JOUR 330 - Advertising and Brand Communications Series (one credit hour only)
JOUR 331 - Social Media Marketing Strategy (Prerequisite: JOUR 291, JOUR 201 or JOUR 202)
JOUR 332 - Mass Communications Research (Prerequisites: JOUR 101 and STAT 201)
JOUR 333 - Public Relations for Non-profit (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
JOUR 362 - Editing (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
JOUR 393 - Digital Signage (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
JOUR 400 - Digital Media and Big Data
JOUR 428 - Super Bowl Commercials
JOUR 437 - Advanced Public Relations Writing (Prerequisites JOUR 436)
JOUR 438 - Media Relations (Prerequisites JOUR 436)
JOUR 450 - Studio and Location Lighting for Still Photography (Prerequisite: JOUR 346)
JOUR 461 - Sports Journalism (Prerequisite: JOUR 361)
JOUR 472 - Power Producing (Prerequisite: JOUR 361, 346 or 347)
JOUR 491 - Communication and Information Transfer (Prerequisite: JOUR 101 or SLIS 201)
JOUR 499 - Live Sports Production
JOUR 499 - Media Management
JOUR 499 - Business Reporting and Writing (Junior & Senior Standing)
JOUR 499 - Long-form Photo Story
JOUR 499 - Advanced Multi-Media Storytelling
JOUR 499 - Social and Mobile Journalism
JOUR 501 - Freedom, Responsibility and Ethics of the Mass Media
JOUR 506 - Mass Media Criticism (Prerequisite: JOUR 101)
JOUR 521 - Interactive Communication Strategies (Prerequisite: JOUR 202 or MKTG 350; senior standing)
JOUR 534 - Publication Writing and Design (Prerequisites: JOUR 291 and application process)
JOUR 536 - Crisis Communications (Prerequisites: JOUR 201 and 436)
JOUR 539 - Ethics: Public Relations & Public Policy
JOUR 540 - Magazine Article Writing (Prerequisite: JOUR 361 or 436)
JOUR 562 - Communicating Science, Health and the Environment
JOUR 574 - Data Journalism (Prerequisites: JOUR 291)
JOUR 597 - Internship (Prior approval required – see Stephanie Martin for details)

Eligible Journalism Directed Skills Electives
JOUR 362 - Editing (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
JOUR 472 - Power Producing (Prerequisite: JOUR 361, 346 or 347)
JOUR 461 - Sports Journalism (Prerequisite: JOUR 361)
JOUR 499 - Media Management
JOUR 499 - Business Reporting and Writing
JOUR 499 - Advanced Multi-Media Storytelling
JOUR 499 - Social and Mobile Journalism
JOUR 534 - Publication Writing and Design (Prerequisites: JOUR 291 and application process)
JOUR 540 - Magazine Article Writing (Prerequisite: JOUR 361 or 436)
JOUR 574 - Data Journalism (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
JOUR 597 - Internship (Prior approval required – see Stephanie Martin for details)

Eligible Writing Electives for Public Relations Majors
JOUR 362 – Editing (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)
JOUR 437 – Advanced Public Relations Writing (Prerequisites JOUR 436)
JOUR 438 – Media Relations (Prerequisites: JOUR 436)
JOUR 534 – Publication Writing and Design (Prerequisites: JOUR 291 and application process)
JOUR 540 – Magazine Article Writing (Prerequisite: JOUR 361 or 436)
JOUR 574 – Data Journalism (Prerequisite: JOUR 291)

Eligible Conceptual Directed Electives
Any Principles course not required for your specific major (JOUR 201, 202, 203, or 204)
JOUR 306 – Theories of Mass Communications (Prerequisite: JOUR 101)
JOUR 311 – Minorities, Women and the Mass Media
JOUR 332 – Mass Communications Research (Prerequisites: JOUR 101 and STAT 201)
JOUR 333 – Public Relations for Non-profit (Prerequisites: JOUR 291)
JOUR 428 – Super Bowl Commercials
JOUR 491 – Communication and Information Transfer (Prerequisite: JOUR 101 or SLIS 201)
JOUR 501 – Freedom, Responsibility and Ethics of the Mass Media
JOUR 506 – Mass Media Criticism (Prerequisite: JOUR 101)
JOUR 536 – Crisis Communications
JOUR 562 – Communicating Science, Health and the Environment

Advertising Capstone Electives
JOUR 516 – Advanced Creative
JOUR 521 – Interactive Communication Strategies (Prerequisite: JOUR 202 or MKTG 350; senior standing)
JOUR 537 – The Carolina Agency (Application required)
JOUR 597 – Internship (Prior approval required – see Stephanie Martin for details)

Eligible Visual Communication Special Topics Courses
JOUR 450 – Studio and Location Lighting for Still Photography (Prerequisite: JOUR 346)
JOUR 499 – Long-form Photo Story
JOUR 499 – Advanced Multi-Media Storytelling
JOUR 534 – Publication Writing and Design (Prerequisites: JOUR 291 and application process)
JOUR 597 – Internship (Prior approval required – see Stephanie Martin for details)


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