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Digital Media and Journalism Minor


(New for fall 2016)

The Digital Media and Journalism minor is an exciting mix of courses in web design, graphic design, newswriting, social media, multimedia production, and more. Students will get a broad view of how digital content is created and used in strategic communication efforts. Expectations for communication professionals are increasing and this new curriculum not only reflects these changes but also makes graduates more desirable in the job market and better prepared for career advancement.

Career Options:

Content marketers; graphic designers; social media specialists; multimedia producers; publishers; journalists

Course descriptions

A. The following courses make up the Digital Media and Journalism minor:

AR203 Graphic Design I
AR288 Web Design I
COM201 Beginning Newswriting

B. 9 upper-division credits approved by Department of Communication chair