Credit total is based on a 3-credit internship (DMJ490 Internship in Digital Media/Journalism or DMJ461 Legislative Gazette) and corequisite 1-credit Internship Seminar (DMJ491 Internship Seminar).
The Digital Media Production program offers students an opportunity to develop cutting-edge professional skills that will prepare them to succeed in the growing and diverse field of digital media. Production majors learn the importance of engaging storytelling, solid research, and careful attention to ethical considerations; they likewise learn how technology allows them to communicate effectively. By utilizing writing and production skills in the classroom as well as in the surrounding community, students demonstrate their ability to use the latest tools of digital audio and video to create high-quality, marketable content for film and television.
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, English, Geography, History, International Relations; Languages, Literatures & Cultures (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.
- 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||Introduction to Media Criticism|
|DMJ319||Writing for Digital Media||3|
|Required Courses (6 Credits) 1|
|or THE230||Introduction to Acting|
|Additional Required Courses (16 Credits)|
|Must be taken sequentially, one per semester|
|DMJ340||TV Studio Production||4|
|DMJ445||Seminar in Digital Filmmaking||4|
|Required Elective Courses (9 Credits)|
|Select three courses, at least two of which (6 credits) must be upper division (300- or 400-level).||9|
|Required Internship (4 Credits)|
|DMJ461||Legislative Gazette 2||3|
|or DMJ490||Internship in Digital Media/Journalism|
Must be taken before DMJ445 Seminar in Digital Filmmaking
Students may earn up to 15 credits for an internship; however, only 3 credits can be counted toward the major