2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Sep 30, 2022  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Multimedia Journalism, B.A.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the program in Multimedia Journalism will be able to:

  1. Exhibit effective research and reporting practices including the creation and editing of a news story based on accepted industry standards and values.
  2. Display strong interpretive, analytic, and critical thinking skills by writing news copy clearly and accurately, demonstrating quantitative and qualitative reasoning in forms appropriate to the purpose, medium, and audience.
  3. Identify and apply appropriate ethical and legal standards in their service to their communities and cultures.
  4. Employ delivery skills appropriate to various news performance situations.
  5. Describe how technologies shape the way people perceive and interact with the world and apply these digital tools and technologies appropriately for the communications professions in which they work. 

Total: 15 Units


* Three units of Newspaper Workshop.  WRI 216  , JRN 217  , JRN 218  , or COM 275   may substitute for two of those units.

Upper-Division Requirements

Total: 20 Units

Choose One Concentration:

Total: 12 Units

Total: 13 Units

Major Total: 47-48 Units

Multimedia Journalism Major with a Minor in Spanish

The Department offers a Multimedia Journalism major with a Spanish Minor . This extremely marketable and desirable combination is recommended for Multimedia Journalism majors who desire to work in American border cities or in Latin American countries, as well as for students seeking a Single-Subject Teaching Credential. The student completes an internship at a bilingual newspaper, magazine, radio, or television station. A maximum of two of the required upper-division literature courses in the Multimedia Journalism major may be in Spanish or Latin American literature.

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