Course Curriculum

syllabus http://www.biu.ac.il/SOC/soclib/syllibus_journalism.htm

Major: Communication   (31 credits)

Minor: Political Science (16 Credits)

Jewish Studies (14 Credits)

General Studies (3 Credits)

Total:  64 credits

 

Major: Communication

First Year Mandatory Course Requirements               

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

63-001

Introduction to Mass Communication - Lecture & Exercise

3

63-002

History of Communication

1

63-003

Mass Media in Israel

1

63-004

Academic Research & Article Development

1

63-005

Academic Literacy

1

63-006

Journalism Writing

1

63-007

New Media: Technology & Society

1

63-008

Communication & Social Psychology

1

 

Sub-Total

10


 

Second Year Course Requirements         

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

63-922

The Art of Public Speaking (Elective)

1

63-234

Analyzing Media Frames (Elective)

1

63-227 New Media and New Politics (Elective) 1

63-009

Rhetoric and Public Speech (Mandatory)

1

63-010

Media Law (Mandatory)

1

63-011

Journalism Ethics (Mandatory)

1

63-012

Visual Studies (Mandatory)

1

63-013

 Language and Communication (Mandatory)

1

63-017+018

Introduction to Statistics

3

63-019+020

Research Methods

3

 

Sub-Total

11-14

Third Year Requirements

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

63-410

Communication and Nuclear Weapons (Seminar)

2

63-411

Communication, Authentic Leadership & Branding (Seminar)

2

63-922

The Art of Public Speaking (Elective)

1

63-234

Analyzing Media Frames (Elective)

1

63-227 New Media and New Politics (Elective) 1

 

Sub-Total

7

 

Total

31

 

Minor: Political Studies

First Year Mandatory Course Requirements               

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

71-100

Introduction to Government & Politics (Lecture & Exercise)

3

71-003
SOCIETY, CULTURE AND POLITICS IN THE MODERN ERA, 1500 – 2000
2

71-108

History of Political Thought

2

71-112

Israeli Government & Politics

2

 

Sub-Total

9

 

 

Second Year Mandatory Course Requirements        

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

71-104

Introduction to International Relations (Lecture & Exercise)

2

71-113

Israeli Politics

2

71-114

Introduction to Public Administration and Public Policy

2

 

Sub-Total

6

 

Third Year RequirementsSelect One

Course No.

Course Name

Credits

71-219

Leadership, Strategy and Politics  (Seminar)

2

 

Sub-Total

2

 

Total

16

 

Note: This list does not include any course requirement from other departments. In order to graduate, students also require fourteen (14) credits in Judaic Studies and four (4) General Elective credits.

 

* Tentative Schedule

** Hebrew Ulpan requirements: from level "Daled" to exemption

 

Academic Director: Dr. Yaeli Bloch-Elkon