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2021-2022 Catalog
Communication: Multimedia Journalism (Bachelor of Science)

Program Description for Communication

Major: Communication Concentration: Multimedia Journalism Degree: Bachelor of Science

Informational Text

Grades of C or higher are required in all Foundation and Major Courses

  • B.S. in Communication majors must complete a minimum of 72 hours outside of journalism and mass communication.
  • B.S. in Communication majors can take no more than 6 credit hours for internships.

Prerequisites (18 credits)

Course cannot include ENC or LIT prefix courses. 18 hours of coursework outside the major and beyond the 36 hours of general education requirements.


Foundation (6 credits)

SPC2608 Fundamentals of Speech (3 Credits)

STA2014 (GM)Elem Statistics-Health/SS (3 Credits)

Major Requirements (19 credits)

MMC1004 Media Literacy (3 Credits)

Co-req: MMC3105 Advanced Writing For The Media (3 credits)

MMC3105 Advanced Writing For The Media (3 Credits)

Co-reqs: MMC 3614 Theories and Media Effects (3 credits), MMC 1004 Media Literacy (3 credits)

MMC3200 Law and Ethics of Communicat (3 Credits)

  • Prereqs: MMC1004 Media Literacy (3 credits)

MMC3614 Media Theories and Effects (3 Credits)

  • Prereqs: MMC1004; Co-req: MMC3105

MMC4420 Mass Communications Research (3 Credits)

  • Prereqs: MMC1004, MMC3105, MMC3614, and Statistics (STA2023 - Elementary Statistics for Business for the Advertising track or STA2014 Elementary Statistics-Health/SS for the PR track and the Multimedia and Journalism & Production track.)

  • Advertising and Public Relations Concentrations select either MMC4422 Advertising and PR Research (3credits) or MMC4420 Mass Communication Research.
  • Prereqs: MMC1004, MMC3105, and ADV3008 or PUR3000

MMC3942 Pre Internship (1 Credit)

Prereqs: MMC1004, MMC 3105 Sophomore or higher standing as a Communication major; major GPA of 2.0 or higher. Coreq: Permission of Instructor

MMC4975 Internship Senior Project (3 Credits)

Prereqs: MMC1004, MMC 3200, MMC 3614, MMC 3105, MMC3942, MMC4420 and Senior standing (at least 90 credits), at least 3 courses required in the student's concentration, and both a UNF and Major GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Public Relations Concentration students must have taken PUR3000, PUR3100 and PUR4801 before taking MMC4975.
For Multimedia Journalism track students, JOU 3109, Jou 3332, are prerequisites before taking MMC 4975.

Major Electives (21 credits)

MMC4500 History of Mass Communication (3 Credits)

  • Prereqs: MMC 1004 & MMC 3105

JOU3109 Multimedia Reporting (3 Credits)

  • Prereqs: MMC 1004 and MMC 3105

JOU3925 Applied Journalism (3 Credits)

  • Prereqs: MMC 1004, MMC 3105, and JOU 3109

JOU3342 Multimedia Storytelling (3 Credits)

  • Prereqs: MMC 1004, MMC 3105, and JOU 3109

JOU4348 Advanced Multimedia Storytelli (3 Credits)

  • Prereqs: MMC 1004, MMC 3105, MMC 4500, JOU 3109, and JOU 3342

SELECT 2 from the following: (6 cr)

3000 or 4000 level courses with the JOU or MMC prefix
3000 or 4000 level courses with the RTV prefix (except RTV 3260 Single-camera Video Production, RTV 3228 Multi-camera Video Production, and RTV 4221 Advanced Production)
COM 3346 Interviewing: Theories and Methods (3 credits)

  • Prereqs: SPC2608 or SPC4064
    COM 4430 International Communication (3 credits)
  • Prereqs: SPC2608, SPC4064, MMC3614 or permission of instructor

48 Upper Level Hours (48 credits)

In order to qualify to graduate with a Bachelor's degree from the College of Arts and Sciences you must earn a minimum of 48 upper level credits out of the total 120 degree applicable required credit hours. Upper level courses are numbered from 3000 - 4999. Dual Degree and Double Majors should consult their Advisor.

48 HOURS 48 upper level hours