2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Dec 01, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Graduation Map: Multimedia Journalism, AS-LAS for Transfer to HU (Harding University) BA in Multimedia Journalism


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About This Degree


Start Here / Finish There

NPC Faculty Mentor: Roger Fox (Roger.Fox@np.edu)  501.760.4270

  • This curriculum* is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (AS-LAS) degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the Harding University (HU) to complete a bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

HU Transfer Admission information and policies

Additional HU admittance requirements for this program:

  • HU will maintain exclusive responsibility for admission
  • The student must meet all criteria required for undergraduate admission to HU.
  • The student will have earned the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences at NPC, with at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average
  • Students must meet all degree-specific criteria to be admitted to a degree program that requires admission.

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

 

How to Use the Graduation Map


Full-time? Part-time? Need developmental courses? Starting in the Spring or Summer?
Take courses in the order shown on the Graduation Map. See your academic advisor to help streamline your path toward degree completion.*

Scholarship recipients: Please be aware of eligibility criteria for your scholarship(s).  In particular, pay attention to (1) the enrollment requirements each semester for disbursement of your scholarship(s) and (2) the number of hours and GPA required each semester and/or year for renewal of your scholarship(s).  Graduation Maps provide a semester-by-semester course listing to allow you to graduate on time.  Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at (501) 760-6398 with any questions regarding enrollment/renewal requirements of your scholarship(s).

Semester 1 - Fall (13 Credit Hours)


Semester 2 - Spring (16 Credit Hours)


Semester 3 - Fall (16 Credit Hours)


Semester 4 - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


60 Credit Hours


See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information

* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining Courses to be Completed at HU - Multimedia Journalism: 68 Credit Hours


Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours

BOLD

3020

Old Testament Story and Vision

3

BNEW

3020

New Testament Story and Vision

3

 

 

Bible Electives (upper-level BNEW or BOLD)

2

BUS 2510 Personal Finance for College Students 1

COMM

3200

Communication Theory

3

COMM

4120

Communication Law

3

COMM

4150

Communication Research Methods

3

COMM

4550

Communication Ethics and Scripture

3

COMM

1400-1401

Radio Practicum

1

COMM

1410-1411

TV Practicum

1

COMM

1920

Introduction to Journalism

3

COMM

2000

Media Software Tools

3

COMM

2300

Broadcast News Writing

3

COMM

2310

Print News Writing

3

COMM

2420-2421

Newspaper Practicum

1

COMM

2430-2431

Yearbook Practicum

1

COMM

2440-2441

News Performance Practicum

1

COMM

2950

Internship Preparation

1

COMM

3150

Advanced Journalism

3

COMM

3350

Multimedia Storytelling

3

COMM

3670-3673

Communication Internship

0-2

COMM

4510

Senior Seminar

1

 

 

Remaining Bible/Electives

5-7

Choose one of the following concentrations (15 hrs):

Broadcast Concentration

COMM

1910

Introduction to Broadcasting

3

COMM

3710

Radio Production and Performance

3

COMM

3800

Broadcast News Reporting

3

COMM

3880

Broadcast Producing

3

 

 

Choose 3 upper-level hours from COMM

3

News-Editorial Concentration

COMM

3020

Copy Editing

3

COMM

3590

Media Graphics

3

ENG

3000

Advanced Composition

3

 

 

Choose 6 upper-level hours from COMM

6

Photojournalism Concentration

ART

3200

Photography for Visual Artists

3

COMM

4050

Advanced Photography

3

 

 

Choose 6 upper-level hours from COMM

6

Sports Journalism Concentration

COMM

3160

Sports Writing and Reporting

3

COMM

3800

Broadcast News Reporting

3

COMM

3860

Sports Broadcasting

3

 

 

Choose 6 upper-level hours from COMM

6

Total HU Credit Hours:

68

Total Credit Hours:

128


Harding University students are required to graduate with a minimum of 45 upper level hours (courses numbered 3000 to 4999). Remaining Minor/Bible/Electives may need to be completed as upper-level hours.
 
Academic Year: 2022-2023
Revised: August, 2022
 

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