May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Communications - Multimedia Journalism Concentration, B.A.


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Communication Studies Requirements


All students choosing to major in Communication Studies must fulfill specific department core requirements. These courses contain skills, theory, analysis, performance, writing, and research. They are as follows (29 credits):

Concentration Requirements


The multimedia journalism concentration prepares students for this continually evolving field where new trends and technologies are constantly having an impact on traditional practices. The Communication Studies Department addresses this transformation by incorporating these changes into its classes or developing new courses that deal with specific needs in the field. However, the core to any journalism training is the ability to work with words, gather information and synthesize that into meaningful messages for its intended audience regardless of format- print, broadcast or digital.

All students pursuing a concentration in Multimedia Journalism must take the following two courses (6 credits):

In Addition


In addition, students pursuing a concentration in Multimedia Journalism will complete 6 credits selected from the following courses:

Recommended Course Sequence


First Semester


Total Credits: 15-16


Second Semester


Total Credits: 15-16


Third Semester


Total Credits: 16


Fourth Semester


Total Credits: 15


Fifth Semester


Total Credits: 15


Sixth Semester


Total Credits: 16


Seventh Semester


Total Credits: 15


Eighth Semester


Total Credits: 15


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