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2024-2025 Southeastern University- Undergraduate Catalog 
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Bachelor of Science, Communication: Multimedia Journalism

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Bachelor of Science, Communication: Multimedia Journalism (Four Year Plan)  


Program Description

The Communication: Multimedia Journalism program emphasizes the principles and best practices of communication and multimedia journalism. The communication core focuses on effective communication, storytelling, and analysis of the mass media. The multimedia journalism concentration includes practical skills in topics such as digital design, photography, news writing and editing, and multimedia reporting. Students critically analyze mass-mediated content; they also produce journalistic content such as magazine layouts, on-location news pieces, hard news stories, and works of narrative journalism.

Potential Career Options

Potential career options for those pursuing this degree include reporter, managing editor, copy editor, editor-in-chief, photojournalist, magazine layout editor, and other journalism-related careers.

Total Program - 120 Credit Hours

Foundational Core - 34 Credit Hours

Habits of Inquiry - 22 Credit Hours

Major Core - 45 Credit Hours

Divine Design (Major Specific Experiential Learning) - 6 Credit Hours

Divine Design - 35 Credit Hours

To meet the Divine Design requirement, students may earn credit hours in general elective courses, declared minors/certificates, or enjoy other experiential learning opportunities such as study abroad, internships, or practicums. Other practicum options include PRAC 1001  (1 credit hour), PRAC 1002   (2 credit hours), PRAC 1003   (3 credit hours), PRAC 1004   (4 credit hours), up to 24 credit hours. General Electives are any college-level course that does not satisfy the above program requirements. Students must complete the above program requirements with the remaining credit hours earned in the Divine Design to meet the total program hours.

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