Mass Media

Contemporary Journalism

Newspaper headlines imageThe Contemporary Journalism emphasis prepares students who seek careers as writers, reporters, editors and designers, with newspapers, magazines, electronic entities, and web publishers. The curriculum emphasizes writing, reporting, editing, designing, producing and managing for print, audio, video and web. 


Introduction to Mass Media

Media Bootcamp 

Media Literacy

Mass Media Law 

Creative Media Writing

Visual Communications

Journalism II 

Electronic Journalism


Advanced Media Lab

Creative Media Practicum 


Department Electives (6)

Total Hours: 40 

Careers in Contemporary Journalism:  

Students with a degree in Contemporary Journalism can choose to pursue the following careers: Editor, Newscaster, News Analyst, Program Director or Reporting, to name a few.