2014-2015 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Sep 23, 2021  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Broadcast and Digital Journalism, BS

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Chris Tuohey, Chair
318 Newhouse 3, 315-443-4118


Hubert Brown, Michael Cremedas, Frank Currier, Barbara C. Fought, Dona Hayes, Keren Henderson, Suzanne Lysak, John Nicholson, Simon Perez, Donald C. Torrance, Chris Tuohey, Randy Wenner

Students in the broadcast and digital journalism program learn writing, information gathering and reporting, formatting, editing, anchoring, and producing for both traditional and digital media platforms. Students use all the latest technologies to report and produce news content including Dejero© portable, live reporting equipment and several social media platforms. Students also study critical issues (including ethical dilemmas) faced in today’s complex communications environment. “Hands-on” experience is emphasized in the broadcast and digital journalism curriculum.

Majors are encouraged to take advantage of University-sponsored internships at broadcast stations (both local and network) across the country.

Additionally, students have the opportunity to do extracurricular work at campus radio and television stations.

Major Requirements

This is a 38-credit major. The sequence of courses that follows requires a minimum of four Main Campus semesters to complete. Students majoring in broadcast and digital journalism will take the following courses:

Additional Requirements

Global Experience

Newhouse Electives (6 credits)

Broadcast and digital journalism students choose two Newhouse electives. In consultation with their advisers, students should select as Newhouse electives courses that expand and enrich their knowledge of communications.

Total: 38 Newhouse credits required.

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