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The main scope of the Department of Journalism is to train qualified individuals who possess the relevant theoretical and practical knowledge, are obedient to the ethical principles, have social responsabilities and critical thinking skills, are investigative and research-oriented in order to work in the sector of news publication and journalism. Within this scope, in the first terms, students are offered courses that aim at providing them with a general social science formation, such as sociology, political science, etc. In the successive years, other courses that lead to the professional training of the students and related to communication science and the profession of journalism are offered, such as the main principles of journalism, techniques of news reporting, applied journalism, communication theories, sociology of communication, communication law, communication ethics, etc. The program aims at the compability with and adaptation to the publication and printing corporations that use the technologies related to desktop publishing, radio and television publishing, and investigative journalism about which the students must be trained and introduced to the contemporary publishing applications. The department of Journalism where the theoretical and practical knowledge are studied in parallel allows students to gain practical experience within the Center of Media Investigation and Practice by working at the GAU Radio and TV and the monthly Chancellor Gazette where the students apply the theoretical knowledge they have acquired. Our department,making an effort for finding the new and novelties for training more qualified manpower in parallel to international developments, while providing the sector of media with qualified staff, provides the students with the faith and qualification to practice their jobs abroad via an adequate foreign language level together with the most satisfying knowledge and skills in Journalism. Our aim is to provide all of our students with a quality education that will open the doors of a position in the sector after their graduation and reaching a perfect level in education in the field. Yar.Doç. Dr. Haluk Selman  Head of Journalism and Broadcasting Department



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8. Semester

CODE
COURSE NAME
T
P
C

EGL101 
Development of Reading Skills 

JRB101 
Basic Concepts of Journalism 

JRB103 
Intro. to Communication 

JRB105 
Intro to Social Sciences 

BUS103 
Intro to Computer Info. Syst. 

NH001 
National History 

Total
 
 
 
18


CODE
COURSE NAME
T
P
C

EGL102 
Development of Writing Skills 

JRB102 
Basic Concepts of Journalism 

JRB104 
Media and Ethics 

JRB106 
History of Communication 

JRB108 
Info. Syst. Communication 

NH002 
National History II 

JRB205 
Creative Writing 

Total
 
 
 
21


CODE
COURSE NAME
T
P
C

JRB201 
News Report Writing 

JRB203 
Economics of Journalism 

JRB209 
International Communication 

URK001 
Turkish I 

JRB001 
Internship 

JRB207 
Basic Photography 

Total
 
 
 
18


CODE
COURSE NAME
T
P
C

JRB202 
Writing and Debating for Journ. 

JRB204 
Communication Law 

JRB206 
Sociology of Communication 

JRB208 
Practice of Basic Photography 

JRB210 
Practice of Journalism 

URK002 
Turkish II 

JRB001 
Internship 

Total
 
 
 
21


CODE
COURSE NAME
T
P
C

JRB301 
Human Rights Journalism 

JRB303 
Research Meths. of Social Sci. 

JRB305 
Philosophy of Communication 

JRB307 
Radio and TV Broadcasting I 

JRB309 
New Comm. Paradigms 

 
Elective Course 

JRB310 
Media and Culture 

Total
 
 
 
21


CODE
COURSE NAME
T
P
C

JRB302 
Theories of Mass Communication 

JRB304 
Interactive Comm. and Education 

JRB306 
Media Planning 

JRB308 
Radio and TV Broadcasting II 

JRB001 
Internship 

Total
 
 
 
15


CODE
COURSE NAME
T
P
C

JRB401 
Journalism and Manipulation 

JRB403 
Political Communication 

JRB405 
Desktop Publishing I 

 
Elective Course 

 
Elective Course 

Total
 
 
 
15


CODE
COURSE NAME
T
P
C

JRB402 
Graduation Project 

JRB404 
Ethics and Research in JRN 

JRB406 
Desktop Publishing II 

 
Elective Course 

 
Elective Course 

Total
 
 
 
15




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