Apr 01, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Media Major/Digital Journalism Concentration (Bachelor of Science)

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Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits: 125

Freshman - Credits: 32

  • Global Issues General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)

Sophomore - Credits: 32

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Journalism Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • Political Science course (300 level)  (Cr; 3)
  • Journalism Elective  (Cr: 3)
  • General Education Electives  (Cr: 6) (must be above the 100 level)
  • Elective  (Cr: 3)

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the digital media program students will:

  • Demonstrate their understanding of multiple modes of narrative and documentary story-telling.
  • Create a culminating digital presentation that demonstrates the way theory informs applied professional practice.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the research methods used in the many fields encompassed under the umbrella of digital media.
  • Articulate the complexity of digital media’s place in society and culture.
  • Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of the discipline.
  • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the disciplines of digital media.
  • Demonstrate integrated learning skills by making connections between classroom learning and professional life in the disciplines of digital media.

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