Journalism

The journalism concentration is designed to teach students how to successfully gather and present news in a variety of mediums, including print, television, radio and online. Students learn the elements of journalism through a combination of hands-on interviewing and writing activities and more theoretical classroom discussions of law, ethics and best practices of journalists.

Total hours: 40

Journalism Concentration

  • COM 112 - Introduction to Media Production
  • COM 201 - Journalistic Writing
  • COM 215 - Basic Reporting
  • COM 225 - Visual Storytelling
  • COM 330 - Communication Law and Ethics
  • COM 360 - Digital Journalism
  • COM 425 - Advanced Reporting

Required Electives

One course from:

  • COM 315 - Intercultural Communication Theory
  • COM 386 - Media, Race, and Gender
  • COM 415 - Global Media Systems

Three courses from:

  • ART 228 - Basic Digital Photographic Imaging
  • COM 204 - Audio Production
  • COM 307 - News Feature Writing
  • COM 310 - Broadcast News Reporting and Writing
  • COM 314 - Introduction to Video: Studio Production
  • COM 323 - Newspaper Editing and Design
  • COM 335 - Introduction to Video: Field Production
  • COM 340 - Magazine Production
  • COM 345 - Photojournalism and Documentary Photography
  • COM 365 - Digital Photography
  • COM 414 - Advanced Video: Studio Production
  • COM 435 - Advanced Video: Field Production
  • COM 494 - Communication Expedition
  • COM 495 - Communication Internship