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Journalism and Media Production

If you like communicating ideas through story, you’ll want to explore a major in Journalism and Media production. 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 JOURNALISM MEDIA PRODUCTION 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, Journalism and Media Production, 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, Journalism and Media Production, 2015
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Journalism in Costa Rica

with Jessie Rowan

Major Requirements

Prerequisites
6 Credit Hours
COM
101
Speech Communication
ENG
152
Research Topics in College Writing
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Core Requirements
12 Credit Hours
COM
208
Introduction to Media
COM
213
Media Literacy
COM
362
Media Ethics
COM
420
Media Law
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Journalism Concentration Requirements
43 Credit Hours
COM
220
Newswriting
COM
230
Newswriting II
COM
242
Photojournalism
COM
253
Reporting I
COM
255
Multimedia production for Journalists
COM
323
Production I
COM
326
Program Producing
COM
342
Photojournalism II
COM
353
Reporting II
COM
452
Advanced Reporting I
COM
453
Advanced Reporting II
COM
470
Portfolio Review
COM
481
Communication Internship
or COM
482
Communication Internship
or COM
483
Communication Internship
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Journalism Concentration Electives
12 Credit Hours
COM
340
Selected Topics
COM
405
International Communication
COM
481
Communication Internship
or COM
482
Communication Internship
or COM
483
Communication Internship
COM
491
Independent Study
or COM
492
Independent Study
or COM
493
Independent Study
POS
201
Contemporary Politics
POS
221
Politics in the United States
POS
301
International Relations
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Media Production Concentration Requirements
40 Credit Hours
COM
219
Audio Production
COM
232
Writing for Short Subject
COM
234
Writing for TV
COM
242
Photojournalism
COM
257
Multimedia Production for the Documentary
COM
260
Introduction to Documentary Styles
COM
323
Production I
COM
324
Production II
COM
326
Program Producing
COM
468
Senior Thesis for Documentary Production
COM
470
Portfolio Review
COM
481
Communication Internship
or COM
482
Communication Internship
or COM
483
Communication Internship
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Media Production Electives
12 Credit Hours
COM
341
Film Productions
COM
401
Media Aesthetics
COM
440
Selected Topics
COM
218
Visual Culture
COM
218
Graphic Design for the Non-Major
THA
209
History of American Film
CRW
208
Screenwriting
ENG
345
Film Literature
REL
335
Religion and Film
PHI
360
Philosophy Through TV and Film
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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
326
Program Producing
COM
362
Media Ethics
COM
420
Media Law
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Elective Course (Choose one)
3 Credit Hours
COM
232
Writing for Short Subject
COM
234
Writing for TV
COM
220
Newswriting I
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