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 Major18
Public Speaking
Media and Society
Introduction to Communication Research
Multi-Camera Production
Introduction to Web Technologies
Introduction to Journalism
Select one of the following:
Foreign Language - Intermediate Level (FORL 2001)
Introduction to International Studies
Major Requirements27
Mass Communication Law
Media Ethics
History of Mass Communication
Theories of Mass Communication
News Reporting and Writing I
News Reporting and Writing II
Audio Production for Journalists
Copy Editing
Fundamentals of Multimedia Journalism
Multimedia Journalism Applications
Public Affairs Reporting
Major Electives15
Select five upper-division electives from the following courses:
International Media Systems
Media Management and Sales
Digital Media Entrepreneurship
Advanced Law and Ethics
Single Camera Production
Broadcast Performance
Advanced Audio Production
Digital Media Post Production
Sports 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 Electives18
Select a minimum of 18 elective credit hours, to include a minimum of 6 upper-division elective credit hours in one discipline
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 Honors College;
  • 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 Honors College at the time of graduation.

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