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Grand Valley State University    
2018-2019 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
  Sep 19, 2019
2018-2019 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Multimedia Journalism

School of Communications Core (credits: 9)

All students majoring in the School of Communications must complete the following core courses, for a total of nine credits:

Select one of two:

Capstone Requirement:

All students majoring in the multimedia Journalism must take COM 495 (three credits) during their senior year. This Capstone course offers a synthesis of ideas and theories about one or more current critical issues in communication.

B.A. and B.S. Degree Requirements

All undergraduate programs in the School of Communications offer both the B.A. degree and the B.S. degree. All students selecting majors in the School of Communications must choose either the B.A. degree requirements or the B.S. degree requirements for a particular undergraduate program.

B.A. Degree Requirements

The B.A. degree requires a third-semester proficiency in a foreign language of the student’s choice.

Electives (credits: 6)

Students choose six credits from any of the following courses. Note that departmental advising will play an important role, as many students are likely to take additional credits in pursuit of skills and interests in line with their specific professional goals. To that end, the courses below are organized to underscore that students will have the opportunity to specialize but will also have flexibility to explore areas of interest.

Print and Web-based Journalism

Electronic Journalism

Multimedia Journalism Program Description

Click here for the program description.