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Digital Media Production and Journalism

If you like communicating ideas through story, you’ll want to explore a major in Digital Media Production and Journalism. These fast-paced careers provide opportunities to shape your life around film shoots, interviews, editing suites, and research.

What You'll Study

As a student, you’ll learn everything from camera operation and lighting techniques to advanced reporting and media law. Each of these skills is essential to succeed in the field of documentary filmmaking.

Practical Experience

Through class projects, you'll put your classroom knowledge into action. You'll practice journalism by hunting down and telling interesting stories.

Reporting II Assignment: Project Hampton

What's Next?

STUDY ABROAD  |  CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER  |  WHAT CAN I DO WITH A DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION AND JOURNALISM MAJOR?

Journalism is the only thing I feel I’m called to do. Nothing makes me happier than producing a story and building a relationship with a person I didn’t know. Kathleen Quillian, Digital Media Production and Journalism, 2015
Flagler Alum Kathleen Quillian
Journalism is the only thing I feel I’m called to do. Nothing makes me happier than producing a story and building a relationship with a person I didn’t know. Kathleen Quillian, Digital Media Production and Journalism, 2015
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Journalism in Costa Rica

with Jessie Rowan

Major Requirements

Communication Core
31 Credit Hours
COM
208
Introduction to Media
COM
213
Media Literacy
COM
362
Media Ethics
COM
420
Media Law
COM
220
Newswriting
COM
242
Photojournalism
COM
257
Multimedia Production
COM
323
Production I
COM
470
Portfolio Review
COM
481
Communication Internship
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Digital Media Production Concentration
14 Credit Hours
COM
234
Writing for TV
COM
324
Production II
COM
401
Media Aesthetics
COM
468
Senior Thesis
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Journalism Concentration
14 Credit Hours
COM
253
Reporting
COM
342
Video News Production
COM
450
News: Issues and Analysis
COM
452
Advanced Reporting
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Electives
6 Credit Hours
COM
216
Film History
COM
219
Audio Production
ART
230
Graphic Design for the Non-Major
COM
200/300/400
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Minor Requirements

Required Courses
26 Credit Hours
COM
208
Introduction to Media
COM
213
Media Literacy
COM
255
Multimedia production for Journalists
COM
242
Photojournalism
COM
323
Production I
COM
362
Media Ethics
COM
420
Media Law
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Elective Course (Choose one)
3 Credit Hours
COM
234
Writing for TV
COM
220
Newswriting I
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