MDST BA in Digital Journalism

Core One (18 credit hours)

Major Requirements: 39 credit hours (plus 9 credit hours of related course work)

  • ENGL 250, Press and Society OR COMM 220 Survey of Mass Media
  • ENGL 313, Fundamentals of Journalism
  • ENGL 315, Advanced Reporting
  • ENGL 317, Editing for Publication
  • ENGL 327 Feature and Magazine Writing
  • ENGL 330, Computer-Assisted Journalism

Core Two (18 credit hours)


  • COMM 121 Intro to Audio & Video
  • ART 144, Digital Theory and Skills
  • Art 244, Typography II
  • COMM 321, TV I
  • COMM 380, Digital Media Writing
  • ENGL/COMM/ART300, Internship/co-op

Capstone Experience (3 credit hours)

  • ENGL 462, Writing Workshop
  • ENGL/COMM/ART 400 Internship/co-op

Related Elective Courses (9 credits)

Choose from this list:
  • CSI 111, Introduction to Problem Solving with Computers (4 cr)
  • ART 142, 2D Design
  • COMM 227, Communication, Culture, & Community
  • ART 240, Typography I
  • ENGL 318, Technical Skills for Journalists
  • COMM 322, Media Criticism
  • COMM 325 Broadcast News Reporting
  • COMM 421, TV Production II
  • ENGL 435, Journalism through Women's Perspectives
  • ART 444, Visual Communication and Interactive Design II
  • ENGL 473, Special Topics in Journalism