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.
|JMM 102||Understanding Media and Content in the Digital Age||3|
|JMM 404||Latinos and the Media||3|
|Select 3 elective credits for the minor from the list below with approval of a JMM faculty advisor||3|
|Survey of Motion Pictures|
|Introduction to Screenwriting|
|History of International Cinema|
|Business of Motion Pictures|
|Women, Media, and Popular Culture|
|Interaction Design II|
|Introduction to Game Design|
|Internet and Media Activism|
|Designing Games for Impact|
|Sports As Communication|
|Introduction to Intercultural Communication|
|Understanding Media and Content in the Digital Age|
|Writing for the Digital Age|
|Fundamentals of Newsgathering|
|Introduction to Electronic Media Production|
|Journalism Practicum (May only take 1 credit of JMM 300 per semester.)|
|Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization|
|Covering the Arts|
|In-depth Journalism and Media Convergence|
|Latin American Media Systems|
|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 advisor||6|
|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 Hours||15|
A grade of C or higher is required in all courses (a C- is not acceptable).