The Multimedia Journalism Certificate of Achievement is designed for both students and mid-career professionals. It will complement an AA-T degree for students and better prepare them for internships and entry-level positions. It will also serve mid-career professionals who want to develop or update multimedia skills that could be applied to a variety of careers, including journalism, communications, marketing, public relations and business.
Students and mid-career professionals will learn the digital communication skills necessary to be competitive in a multimedia world. The program focuses on storytelling across a variety of platforms, including print and online writing, video, photographs, graphics, design, data visualization and social media. Potential publication on the student news site and with professional outlets. Professional standards, ethical principles and legal issues are emphasized.
There was one completion in 2019-2020. The CS was introduced in the 2017 catalog.
Workforce preparation and complement to degree.
Certificate of Achievement in MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM
|Required Courses (6 credits)|
|JOUR 205||MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM||3|
|JOUR 206||SOCIAL MEDIA AND DATA VISUALIZATION||3|
|Plus 3-4 credits from the following:||Units|
|JOUR 203A||NEWS PRODUCTION FOR VISUAL ARTISTS: PHOTO AND VIDEO||4|
|JOUR 203B||NEWS PRODUCTION FOR VISUAL ARTISTS: GRAPHICS AND DESIGN||4|
|JOUR 204||NONFICTION AND MAGAZINE WRITING FOR PUBLICATION||3|
|JOUR 207||INTERMEDIATE REPORTING AND NEWSWRITING||3|
|Plus 4 credits from the following:||Units|
|JOUR 202C||NEWS PRODUCTION||4|
|JOUR 203C||INTERMEDIATE NEWS PRODUCTION FOR VISUAL ARTISTS||4|
|JOUR 203D||ADVANCED NEWS PRODUCTION FOR VISUAL ARTISTS||4|
|Plus 3 credits from the following:||Units|
|ART 249A||DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY I||3|
|ART 258||FOUNDATION OF DIGITAL LAYOUT DESIGN||3|
|ART 265||MOTION GRAPHIC DESIGN I||3|
|FTVE 223||VIDEO OPERATIONS||3|
|Total Units||16 - 17|
(Y1 or S1)
|JOUR 205||MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM||3||S1|
|JOUR 206||SOCIAL MEDIA AND DATA VISUALIZATION||3||S2|