Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ Catalog: Academic Catalog 2020-2021 Program: Digital Media Production and Journalism Major

Digital Media Production and Journalism Major

A total of 51 semester hours are required for the Digital Media Production and Journalism major (CJD).

Core Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
COM 208 - Introduction to Media Freshman yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3
COM 213 - Media Literacy Freshman yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3
COM 362 - Media Ethics Junior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3
COM 420 - Media Law Senior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3

Choose a Concentration

Digital Media Production and Journalism majors must choose a concentration in either Journalism or Digital Media Production.

Journalism Concentration

For the Journalism concentration of this major, students must satisfactorily complete:

Major Requirements (33 Credit Hours)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
COM 220 - Newswriting Sophomore yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3
COM 242 - Photojournalism Sophomore yr., Fall Semester Credits: 4
COM 253 - Reporting Sophomore yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3
COM 257 - Multimedia Production Sophomore yr., Spring Semester Credits: 4
COM 323 - Production I Junior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 4
COM 342 - Video News Production Junior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 4
COM 450 - News: Issues and Analysis Senior year, Spring Semester Credits: 3
COM 452 - Advanced Reporting Junior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 4
COM 470 - Portfolio Review Senior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 1
COM 481 - Communication Internship Any semester after Sophomore yr., Spring Semester (At least 3 credit hours required, but may be repeated for up to 12 hours of internship toward graduation.) Credits: 1-12

or

COM 482 - Communication Internship Any semester after Sophomore yr., Spring Semester (At least 3 credit hours required, but may be repeated for up to 12 hours of internship toward graduation.) Credits: 1-12

or

COM 483 - Communication Internship Any semester after Sophomore yr., Spring Semester (At least 3 credit hours required, but may be repeated for up to 12 hours of internship toward graduation.) Credits: 1-12

Electives List (6 credit hours) or (Second Major or Minor)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
COM 216 - Film History Credits: 3
COM 219 - Audio Production Credits: 4
COM 307 - Feature Writing Credits: 3

or

CRW 307 - Magazine Writing Credits: 3
COM 316 - Film and Genre Credits: 3
COM 324 - Production II Credits: 4
COM 334 - Gender, Race, Class, and the Media Credits: 3
COM 335 - Television and Contemporary Society Credits: 3
COM 338 - Propaganda in a “Free” Society Credits: 3
COM 341 - Film Production Credits: 4
ART 230 - Graphic Design for the Non-Major Credits: 4
  • COM ___ - Any other COM class not required for the major
  • Digital Media Production Concentration

    For the Digital Media Production concentration of this major, students must satisfactorily complete:

    Major Requirements (33 Credit Hours)

    Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
    COM 220 - Newswriting Sophomore yr., Fall semester Credits: 3
    COM 234 - Writing for Television Sophomore yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3
    COM 242 - Photojournalism Sophomore yr., Fall Semester Credits: 4
    COM 257 - Multimedia Production Sophomore yr., Spring Semester Credits: 4
    COM 323 - Production I Junior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 4
    COM 324 - Production II Junior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 4
    COM 401 - Media Aesthetics Junior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3
    COM 468 - Senior Thesis for Digital Media Production Senior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 4
    COM 470 - Portfolio Review Senior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 1
    COM 481 - Communication Internship Any semester after Junior yr., Fall Semester (At least 3 credit hours required, but may be repeated for up to 12 hours of internship toward graduation.) Credits: 1-12

    or

    COM 482 - Communication Internship Any semester after Junior yr., Fall Semester (At least 3 credit hours required, but may be repeated for up to 12 hours of internship toward graduation.) Credits: 1-12

    or

    COM 483 - Communication Internship Any semester after Junior yr., Fall Semester (At least 3 credit hours required, but may be repeated for up to 12 hours of internship toward graduation.) Credits: 1-12

    Electives List (6 credit hours) or (Second Major or Minor)

    Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
    COM 216 - Film History Credits: 3
    COM 219 - Audio Production Credits: 4
    COM 307 - Feature Writing Credits: 3

    or

    CRW 307 - Magazine Writing Credits: 3
    COM 316 - Film and Genre Credits: 3
    COM 334 - Gender, Race, Class, and the Media Credits: 3
    COM 335 - Television and Contemporary Society Credits: 3
    COM 338 - Propaganda in a “Free” Society Credits: 3
    COM 341 - Film Production Credits: 4
    ART 230 - Graphic Design for the Non-Major Credits: 4
  • COM ___ - Any other COM class not required for the major
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