Students earning a B.A. degree in communication with a concentration in multi-platform journalism and media will build specialized knowledge and skills related to journalism, television, and video production across a variety of platforms and formats in addition to a solid grounding in communication fundamentals. Through coursework emphasizing writing and production, real world fieldwork opportunities, internships, and a practicum connected to the Charger Bulletin newspaper and television shows, students will learn to become competent and well-rounded media professionals.
1. Students completing the program will be able to demonstrate specific interpersonal and applied communication skills in human communication theory; convergent media production aesthetics, theory and technical areas; media writing and journalism.
2. Students will have the ability to be effective team members in newsroom, news websites and public relations firms and offices.
3. Students will be able to complete increasingly complex aesthetic and skill -based projects in print and convergent journalism and strategic communication.
4. Students can use industry based software and create real world applied solutions to increasingly complex real and case study problems.
Students earning a B.S. degree in communication with a concentration in multi-platform journalism and media are required to complete a total of 121 credits as follows.