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9.30 SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM

9.30.2 PRE-JOURNALISM

Credit hours Pre-Journalism program,required courses Student's record of courses completed
3.0 ENGL 100  
3.0 ENGL 110  
3.0

Any two language courses in the same language other than English

 
3.0  
3.0 One course in logic or math  
3.0 One course from List A *  
3.0 One course in fine arts *  
3.0 One natural science course with a laboratory *  
3.0

THREE courses chosen from THREE of the following groups:

  • Any ECON course
  • A course emphasizing Canadian history
  • A course above the introductory level emphasizing Canadian politics and government
  • A course dealing with the media in a social science context : SOST 110, INCA 283, PSCI 434
 
3.0  
3.0  
3.0 Elective (PSCI 100 recommended)  
3.0 Eight additional electives  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
3.0  
The courses marked * must all be in different subjects. Remaining core requirements (List B and courses in arts, fine arts or science) are fulfilled by major courses. Refer to 9.9.1.1 for detailed information on the Arts Core Requirements.
A maximum of 14 introductory-level courses is permitted in the BA, refer to 9.7.4. Electives may be used to complete optional minor(s).
60.0 Subtotal: 70% PGPA on pre-journalism required to apply for admission.

Students who complete the pre-journalism program must apply for admission to the School of Journalism.

9.30.3 ADMISSION TO THE SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM

Students are admitted to the School of Journalism once a year. A special application form must be requested from the Admissions Office at the University of Regina, and applications must be submitted to the Admissions Office by January 31 for the following Fall semester. Admission to the School is competitive. Entrance examinations and interviews take place between February and April.

Students seeking admission to the BJ program must have their previous degree conferred no later than spring convocation of the year for which admission is sought.

Those seeking admission must meet the following requirements:

  1. for the BA in Journalism, have a minimum PGPA of 70% upon completion of the 60 credit hours of academic work in the pre-journalism stage;
  2. for the BJ, have an undergraduate degree that has already been conferred or is expected to be conferred at the spring convocation of the year for which admission is sought.
  3. pass an entrance examination that focuses on writing skills and critical thinking.

Students will be assessed and selected, qualified candidates will be interviewed by a Selection Board.

There is intense competition for spaces in the BA in Journalism and Bachelor of Journalism programs and applicants who meet the requirements are not guaranteed admission.

 

 

 


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