Overview

The Department of Journalism and Media Management offers minors in Broadcast Journalism, Electronic Media, Hispanic Media, Journalism and Media Management.

The Department of Journalism and Media Management emphasizes hands-on learning and critical thinking within a multicultural, international context. Our students consistently win regional and national awards, and obtain prestigious internships and long-term positions in a competitive media marketplace. Additionally, they are meeting the challenges of the evolving media industry through entrepreneurial leadership.  Our graduates also gain admission to excellent graduate programs and professional schools in a variety of fields.

Five minors are offered in the Department of Journalism and Media Management. The department's programs attract students interested in working in these specific fields, but also provide strong writing, creative, and analytical skills to students who pursue careers in other fields, such as law and business.

The School's facilities include a state-of-the-art radio studio, two high-definition television studios, digital post-production suites and related capabilities.

Curriculum Requirements

Core
JMM 102Understanding Media and Content in the Digital Age3
JMM 404Latinos and the Media3
Select 3 elective credits for the minor from the list below with approval of a JMM faculty advisor3
Survey of Motion Pictures
Introduction to Screenwriting
History of International Cinema
Business of Motion Pictures
Online Screenwriting
National Cinemas
Women, Media, and Popular Culture
Documentary Production
Web Lab
Interaction Design II
Introduction to Game Design
Internet and Media Activism
Designing Games for Impact
Sports As Communication
Business Communication
Political Communication
Introduction to Intercultural Communication
Organizational Communication
Understanding Media and Content in the Digital Age
Visual Design
Writing for the Digital Age
Fundamentals of Newsgathering
Television Performance
Introduction to Electronic Media Production
Journalism Practicum (May only take 1 credit of JMM 300 per semester.)
Media Sales
Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization
Web Design
Online Journalism
Covering the Arts
Travel Writing
In-depth Journalism and Media Convergence
Latin American Media Systems
Global Media
Principles of Advertising
Advertising Strategy Development
Digital and Mobile Advertising
International and Cross-cultural Advertising
Students majoring outside of the School of Communication may take 6 credits in Communication electives with the approval of an advisor.
Select 6 elective credits in LAS for the minor from the list below with approval of a JMM faculty advisor6
Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Interdisciplinary Topics in Latin American and Caribbean Studies-Travel Course
Special Topics in Latin American and Caribbean Media and Communications
Total Credit Hours15