Communicating Arts Major - Multimedia Journalism Concentration
Bachelor of Arts (6 credits of foreign language required) or Bachelor of Science
Multimedia Journalism Program Description
The Multimedia Journalism Concentration emphasizes foundational journalistic skills such as writing, researching, and interviewing for the dissemination of information across a spectrum of media platforms that require conceptualizing, producing, and packaging stories. Coursework offers students extensive opportunities to gain valuable experience in the traditional media forms of print, radio, and video, as well as in social media, web content production, and other emerging forms of new media.
36 total credits - 18 credits upper-division (300+) minimum required.
|Core Multimedia Journalism Courses (21 credits required)|
|COMM 170||Media and Society||3.00|
|COMM 203||News Writing and Reporting||3.00|
|COMM 261||Beginning Digital Filmmaking||3.00|
|COMM 304||Digital Storytelling and Social Media||3.00|
|COMM 330||Multimedia Journalism||3.00|
|COMM 403||Experiential Learning in Multimedia Journalism||1.00-3.00|
|WRIT 409||Digital Writing||3.00|
|COMM 491||Senior Capstone 1||0.00|
|Multimedia Journalism Complimentary Focus|
|Select six credits from one of the following Focus Groups: 2||6.00|
|Business Communication Complementary Focus|
|Advertising & Promotion|
|Internet Communication Complementary Focus|
|Web Page Authoring|
|Ethics in Information Technology|
|Media Production Complementary Focus|
|Intermediate Digital Filmmaking|
|Digital Audio Recording and Production|
|Advanced Digital Filmmaking|
|Photography Complementary Focus|
|Multimedia Journalism Discovery Electives 3|
|Select nine credits of the following:||9.00|
Discovery electives include all courses listed above not taken as part of a student's complementary focus 3
|Nonfiction Literature and Literacy|
|U.S. National, State and Local Government|
|Advanced Creative Writing: Nonfiction|
|Group Communication Processes|
|Theorizing Media Culture|
|Special Topics Seminar|
Senior Capstone Statement: Courses available to be paired with COMM 491 Senior Capstone for identification as capstone with consent of advisor (minimum 3 credits) include: COMM 403 Experiential Learning in Multimedia Journalism, COMM 455 Theorizing Media Culture, COMM 462 Advanced Digital Filmmaking, COMM 475 Internship, COMM 495 Special Topics Seminar, COMM 498 Independent Study.
Coursework in the complementary focus cannot overlap with coursework in a student's minor.
Discovery electives cannot overlap with coursework in a student's minor.