JCM Department Core (16 credits):

All JCM students are required to take the following core courses:

JCM     100       Introduction to Story (3)
JCM     102       Fundamentals of Media Technology (3)
JCM     103       Mechanics of Media Writing (1)
MC      101       Introduction to Mass Communication (3)
JCM     493       Ethics and Diversity in Media (3)
JCM     499       Capstone Class (3) (See below for options)

News Media Major (40 total credits-including 16 departmental core):

News Media Core: (15 credits)
JCM        180          Journalistic Principles and Practices (3)
JCM        303          News Writing and Reporting (3)
JCM        331          Introduction to Electronic Reporting (3)
JCM        315          Advanced News Writing and Reporting (3)
MC          401          Media Law and Regulation (3)

Multi Media Electives (9 credits): Students can take any JCM 300-400 classes to meet this requirement, assuming that pre-reqs for those courses are met at the time of enrollment. However, we suggest the following courses, based on your interests.

Multi Media Interest Area Courses: 

JCM 310  Telecommunication Programming (3)

JCM 411 Depth Reporting & Writing (3)

JCM 311  Critical Study of Television (3)

JCM 426 Advanced Design and Visualization (3)

JCM 323 Editing and Multimedia Production (3)

JCM 428 Editorial Analysis and Opinion (3)

JCM 325 Sports Writing and Reporting (3)

JCM 429 Food Writing & Reporting (3)

JCM 326 Radio and TV Performance(3)

JCM 436 Teaching Multimedia News (3)

JCM 340 Digital News (3)

JCM 442 Specialized Magazine Writing (3

JCM 333 Working for  Television News (3)

JCM 448 News Analysis (3)

JCM 372 Media Effects (3)

JCM 480  International Media Production (3)

JCM  381 Digital Media Practicum (3)

JCM  490 Electronic News Producing (3)

JCM  382 News Media Internship (3)

JCM  494 Global Media Systems (3)

One Capstone from below:

JCM            499      Community News in a Digital World (3)
JCM            499      Digital Media Workshop (3)
JCM            499      Capstone News Portfolio (3)