Sep 25, 2018  
2018 - 2019 Catalog 
    
2018 - 2019 Catalog

Journalism and Integrated Media - AAA


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Program Code: AAA. 15342

This degree prepares students to thrive in the evolving and dynamic digital media environment utilizing traditional journalistic principles, the latest technology, and authentic media production experiences.

Track 1: News & Information

This track prepares students for jobs creating news and information content for media outlets across platforms - print, web and mobile outlets. As a reporter or content provider in the new media professions, journalists conduct interviews, gather data, aggregate information, and present news and information to readers on a variety of local, state and national topics. Potential employers include news organizations, magazines, government offices, informational web sites and sports information departments.

Track 2: Visual Journalism

Growth fields in this track including photojournalism, page design, mobile content development, and other emerging story-telling platforms make up the bulk of visual journalism opportunities.  You may photograph a variety of subjects for print and online publications, design pages, create graphics that visualize data, or draw illustrations for print or web publications. 

Track 3: Public Relations

The fastest-growing sub-field of journalism is the exciting career of public relations. Places of employment include corporate, government, non-profit and education sector jobs including director of public relations, public agency spokesperson, government information officer, campaign organizer, director of social media, copywriter, speech-writer and crisis communications coordinator.

Track 1 - News and Information


Fall First Year:


Total Semester Credits: 15


Winter First Year:


Total Semester Credits: 15


Spring First Year:


Total Semester Credits: 3


Fall Second Year:


Total Semester Credits: 15


Winter Second Year:


Total Semester Credits: 14


Total Credits: 62


Track 2 - Visual Journalism


Fall First Year:


Total Semester Credits: 16


Winter First Year:


Total Semester Credits: 16


Spring First Year:


Total Semester Credits: 4


Fall Second Year:


Total Semester Credits: 14


Winter Second Year


Total Semester Credits: 12


Total Credits: 62


Track 3 - Public Relations


Fall First Year:


Total Semester Credits: 14


Winter First Year:


Total Semester Credits: 16


Spring First Year


Total Semester Credits: 4


Fall Second Year:


Total Semester Credits: 14


Winter Second Year


Total Semester Credits: 14


Total Credits: 62


Notations


  1. A grade of “C” (2.0) or higher is required in all courses.

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