Multimedia Journalism Concentration, Journalism (MA)

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Multimedia Journalism is a concentration that focuses on the multimedia storytelling and narrative strategies used to engage a wide readership. Coursework shows students how to combine text, photographs, video clips, audio, and graphics that encourage interactivity. Students will learn the strategies for multimedia storyboarding, planning, and delivery systems that successfully integrate mobile, tablet and desktop platforms. The concentration guides students into a better understanding of the evolving media landscape and its digital communities in helping students produce professional-grade multimedia stories.​ Students must take two core courses (8 credits) and two elective courses (8 credits).

Core Courses


Students will take the following courses as part of their major program requirements:

Course Title Quarter Hours
Students must take 2 core courses.8
NEWS NOW: JOURNALISM IN THE INFORMATION AGE
REPORTING FOR CONVERGED NEWSROOMS

Elective Courses

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select two courses from the following: 8
MULTIMEDIA NEWS PRODUCTION
NEWSCAST PRODUCING
VISUAL COMMUNICATION
EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IN JOURNALISM
MULTI-PLATFORM NEWS EDITING
ONLINE SPORTS REPORTING
REPORTING FOR GOOD DAY DEPAUL
ONLINE NEWS BUREAU
JOURNALISM & FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
TOPICS IN PHOTOJOURNALISM
CURRENT ISSUES IN THE JOURNALISM INDUSTRY
SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE NEWS
ADVANCED REPORTING I
ADVANCED REPORTING II
REPORTING FOR 14 EAST MAGAZINE