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Digital Journalism

Requirements for the Major

Digital Journalism majors are required to take 64 Credits Total
(40 DJ credits and 24 supporting credits), including the following: 

Digital Journalism Courses:
DJ 111 (*BC 111) Writing for Electronic Media (4)
DJ 120 (*BC 120) Practicum (1) - Students take 4
DJ 150 (*BC 150) Digital Media Essentials (4)
DJ 201 (*WRI 201) Journalism I (4)
DJ 202 (*WRI 202) Converged Journalism (4)
DJ 311 (*BC 311) Broadcast and Digital Journalism (4)
DJ 312 (*BC 312) Advanced Digital Reporting (4)
DJ 590 (*BC 590) Internship (4)
DJ 601 (*BC 601) Capstone One, Documentary & Research Production (4)
DJ 602 (*BC 602) Capstone Two, Documentary Production & Post-Production (4)

Broadcast & Communications Courses:
BC 251 Single Camera Video Production (4)
COM 205 Mass Communications (4)
COM 301 Applied Social Media (4)
CS 201 Web Design (4)

One from the following: 
BC 101 Radio and TV Fundamentals (4)
BC 102 Audio Production (4)

One from the following: 
COM 225 Communication Ethics (4)
PR 310 Ethics in Public Relations, Advertising, and Journalism (4)

*cross-listed as

 

What can you do with a Digital Journalism degree?

Imagine yourself in a graduate journalism or media program or as a newspaper reporter, brand journalist, broadcast journalist, news producer, videographer, assignment editor, on-air reporter/anchor, non-profit communications director, online reporter, multimedia journalist, digital news editor, radio news producer/reporter, entrepreneurial journalist, web producer, media specialist, multimedia manager, social media assignment editor, social media manager or social media specialist.