Communication Arts
College of Arts and Humanities

Multimedia Journalism Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Multimedia Journalism (formerly Multimedia Information) – 126 Hours

Core – https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/undergraduate/academic-resources/programs-requirements/core-curriculum-course-requirements/
Area A1 6 Hours
Area A2 3 Hours
Area B 7 Hours
Area C 6 Hours
Area D1 8 Hours
Area D2 3 Hours
Area E 9 Hours
HLTH 1525 – Concepts of Health and Physical Activity 2 Hours
FYE 1220 – First Year Seminar 2 Hours
Area F – Courses Appropriate to Major 18 Hours
COMM 2332 – Media and Society (3)
COMM 1110 – Principles of Public Speaking (3)
COMS 2330 – Introduction to Communication Research (3)
IT 1230 Introduction to Web Technologies (3) OR MMFP 2331 Multi-Camera Production
MMJ 2331 Introduction to Journalism (3)
Select one of the following:
Foreign Language – through 2001 (3)
Significant International Content Course (3) – INTS 2130
Major Requirements 27 Hours
COMM 3337 Mass Communication Law (3)
COMM 3530 Media Ethics (3)
COMM 5333 Theories of Mass Communication OR COMM 4330 History of Mass Communication (3)
MMJ 3100 News Reporting & Writing I (3)
MMJ 3200 News Reporting & Writing II (3)
MMJ 3335 Copy Editing OR MMFP 3334 Audio Production for Journalists (3)
MMJ 3631 Fundamentals of Multimedia Journalism (3)
MMJ 4190 Multimedia Journalism Applications (3)
MMJ 4339 Public Affairs Reporting (3)
 Major Electives* – Select 15 hours from the following  15 hours
COMM 3336 International Media Systems (3)
COMM 3430 Media Management & Sales (3)
COMM 3431 Digital Media Entrepreneurship (3)
COMM 4334 Advanced Law & Ethics (3)
MMJ 3030 Special Topic in Multimedia Journalism (3)
MMJ 3332  Feature Writing (3)
MMJ 3333 Photojournalism (3)
MMJ 3711 Multimedia Journalism Practicum (1)
MMJ 4332 Sports Journalism (3)
MMJ 4333 Opinion Journalism (3)
MMJ 4334 Magazine Writing & Editing (3)
MMJ 4336 Digital Journalism (3)
MMJ 4337 STEM Journalism (3)
MMJ 4831 Directed Study in Multimedia Journalism (3)
MMJ 4791 (3) OR MMJ 4792 (6) Multimedia Journalism Internship
MMJ 4831 Directed Study in Multimedia Journalism (3)
MMFP 3331 Media Production II (3)
MMFP 3431 Broadcast Performance (3)
MMFP 3436 Advanced Audio Production (3)
MMFP 4331 Sports Production (3)
MMFP 4337 Digital Media Post Production (3)
*Other Communication Arts elective may be selected with departmental approval
 General Electives – Minor (encouraged) – 18 hours
(at least two upper division courses – 6 hours –  in one area of study, with advisor approval).

Additional Program Requirement:

  • Students must achieve a “C” or higher grade in each Comm. Arts class to earn course credit.

Honors in Journalism

To graduate with Honors in Journalism, a student must:

  • Be admitted to the University Honors Program;
  • Successfully complete at least three credit hours of Honors Research Seminar (HONS 4610) over three semesters;
  • Successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone Project;
  • Be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation.

  

Course Descriptions

Last updated: 3/4/2019

Communication Arts Department • PO Box 8091; Statesboro, GA 30460 • 912-478-5138commarts@georgiasouthern.edu