Journalism at BHSU


Journalism Course Requirements

Get a Certificate in Journalism

Are you looking to update your knowledge of journalism or expand your current job skills with subject matter related to journalism, but do not wish to enter a degree program? BHSU offers a certificate in journalism.

This certificate is great for high school teachers to expand their skills and knowledge base or be brought up to date of journalism. Journalists can stay up to date and learn the latest techniques.

Course Requirements

  • MCOM 210 Basic Newswriting
  • MCOM 430 Media Law
  • MCOM 317: Multimedia Reporting

Choose one of the following:

  • MCOM 330 Writing for Electronic Media
  • MCOM 331 Video Production
  • MCOM 351 Web Design


Course Requirements
  • MCOM 161 - Graphic Communication
  • MCOM 210 - Basic Newswriting
  • MCOM 266 - Photojournalism
  • MCOM 317 - Multimedia Reporting
  • MCOM 328 - Advertising Media Communications

Take one of the following:

  • MCOM 430 - Media Law
  • MCOM 468 - Integrated News Lab I

For teaching minor add:

  • SEED 424 - 7-12 Language Arts Methods

Community Program

The Mass Communication program and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) are conducting an innovative social media project, designed to connect college students with area senior volunteers. The communication between the groups focuses on oral history and planning integrated activities within the community.

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