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Undergraduate Catalog

Digital Media Production Major

*Credit total is based on a 3-credit internship (DMJ490) and corequisite 1-credit Internship Seminar (DMJ491).


General Requirements:

  • Grades of at least C- are required for courses to count toward majors in the Department of Digital Media & Journalism.
  • A 2.0 average in Department of Digital Media & Journalism courses is required for degree application.


Required prerequisite courses
.........................................................10 credits
DMJ101 Media and Society (3) or DMJ205 Intro to Media Criticism (3)
DMJ215 Digital Storytelling (4)
DMJ319 Writing for Digital Media (3)

Required courses (must be taken before DMJ445)...........................6 credits
DMJ224 Introduction to Media Programming & Management (3)
DMJ203 Radio-Television Performance (3) or THE230 Introduction to Acting (3)

Additional required courses (must be taken sequentially, one per semester).....16 credits
DMJ320 Audio Production (4)
DMJ340 TV Studio Production (4)
DMJ440 Field Production (4)
DMJ445 Seminar in Digital Filmmaking (4)

Required elective courses...................................................................9 credits
Choose three courses, at least two of which (6 credits) must be upper division (300- or 400-level).

Required internship.............................................................................4 credits
DMJ490 Internship in Digital Media & Journalism (3)1
DMJ491 Internship Seminar (1)

1Students may earn up to 15 credits for an internship; however, only 3 credits can be counted toward the major.

 

Digital Media Production majors are strongly encouraged to minor in a discipline in the arts, sciences, or humanities. Such minors would include but are not limited to Anthropology, Art History, Asian Studies, Biology, Black Studies, Communication Studies, Economics, History, English, Geography, History, International Relations; languages: French, German, Italian Studies, Spanish; Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, or Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.