Journalism — Sports Production Option

Students must apply for admission to the JRNL major. Before applying, students must: 1) Have a minimum of a 2.3 GPA in ENGL 1120 and a Core Social Science course*; 2) Complete ENGL 1120, CMJN 2100, and a Core Social Science course* with a C or better; 3) Successfully pass JRNL 1AA0 or JRNL 1100 with a “B” or better; 4) Complete JRNL 2210 with a “C” or better; 5) Successfully complete 30 hours of degree-applicable course credits (including AP and proficiency credits; and 6) Write a 300-word essay explaining how the applicant expects to contribute to the field of Journalism and his/her career goals. See the School adviser or the associate director for Journalism for further information. Students who transfer to Auburn University must apply to the JRNL major and complete one semester at Auburn University before applying for admission. Transfer students are required to take a minimum of 24 hours in the AU JRNL program.

* May not use a History course to fulfill the Core Social Science requirement 

ENGL 1100 English Composition I3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
Core History13COMM 1000 Public Speaking23
Core Social Science3Core Social Science3
Core Math3Foreign Language II (College Core)4
Foreign Language I (College Core)4Course from Journalism Group 1 or 23 & 43
 16 16
Core Literature13Core Humanities or Literature to complete sequence13
Core Science I4Core Science II4
Core Fine Arts3Core Social Science or Core History to complete sequence13
JRNL 2210 Newswriting3CMJN 3410 Introduction to Sports Video Production3
CMJN 2100 Concepts in Communications and Journalism3LBAR 2010 Liberal Arts Careers Preparation (College Core)2
 16 15
CMJN 3510 Control Room Operations3Course from Journalism Group 1 or 249JRNL 4920 Journalism Internship3
Course from Journalism Group 1 or 246Electives56 
 15 15 3
CMJN 4000 Mass Media Law and Regulation3Course from Journalism Group 1, 2, or 346
Course from Journalism Group 1, 2, or 346Electives56
Electives53UNIV 4AA0 Creed to Succeed0
 12 12
Total Hours: 120