Multimedia Journalism B.S.

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
COMM   1110Public Speaking3
COMM   2332Media and Society 3
COMS   2330Introduction to Communication Research 3
MMFP   2331Multi-Camera Production 3
or IT   1230 Introduction to Web Technologies
MMJ   2331Introduction to Journalism 3
Select one of the following:3
Foreign Language - Intermediate Level (FORL 2001)
Introduction to International Studies
Major Requirements
COMM   3337Mass Communication Law 3
COMM   3530Media Ethics 3
COMM   4330History of Mass Communication 3
or COMM   5333 Theories of Mass Communication
MMJ   3100News Reporting and Writing I3
MMJ   3200News Reporting and Writing II3
MMJ   3334 Audio Production for Journalists3
or MMJ   3335 Copy Editing
MMJ   3631Fundamentals of Multimedia Journalism3
MMJ   4190Multimedia Journalism Applications3
MMJ   4339Public Affairs Reporting3
Major Electives
Select five upper-division electives from the following courses:15
International Media Systems
Media Management and Sales
Digital Media Entrepreneurship
Advanced Law and Ethics
Media Production II
Broadcast Performance
Advanced Audio Production
Sports Production
Digital Media Post Production
Selected Topics in Multimedia Journalism
Feature Writing
Multimedia Journalism Practicum
Photojournalism
Sports Journalism
Opinion Journalism
Magazine Writing and Editing
Digital Journalism
STEM Journalism
Multimedia Journalism Internship
Directed Study in Multimedia Journalism
*Other Communication Arts electives may be selected with departmental approval.
General Electives
Select a minimum of 18 elective credit hours, to include a minimum of 6 upper-division elective credit hours in one discipline18
Total Credit Hours124

Other Program Requirements

  • Students must make a minimum grade of "C" in each Communication Arts class to receive credit hour for that course.

Honors in Journalism

To graduate with Honors in Journalism, a student must:

  • be admitted to the University Honors Program;
  • successfully complete at least three credit hours of Honors Research Seminar (HONS   4610) over three semesters;
  • successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone Project;
  • be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation.

Advisement

All Multimedia Journalism majors are advised in the Department of Communication Arts, Sanford Hall, (912) 478-5138. Students in the University Honors Program (UHP) are also advised in the Department.