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Multimedia Journalism Concentration

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
JOUR 502
NEWS NOW: JOURNALISM IN THE INFORMATION AGE
JOUR 503
REPORTING FOR CONVERGED NEWSROOMS

Elective Courses

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select two courses from the following: 8
JOUR 504
MULTIMEDIA NEWS PRODUCTION
JOUR 506
NEWSCAST PRODUCING
JOUR 507
VISUAL COMMUNICATION
JOUR 517
EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IN JOURNALISM
JOUR 522
MULTI-PLATFORM NEWS EDITING
JOUR 523
ONLINE SPORTS REPORTING
JOUR 528
REPORTING FOR GOOD DAY DEPAUL
JOUR 529
ONLINE NEWS BUREAU
JOUR 533
JOURNALISM & FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
JOUR 534
TOPICS IN PHOTOJOURNALISM
JOUR 539
CURRENT ISSUES IN THE JOURNALISM INDUSTRY
JOUR 542
SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE NEWS
JOUR 551
ADVANCED REPORTING I
JOUR 552
ADVANCED REPORTING II
JOUR 588
REPORTING FOR 14 EAST MAGAZINE

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