All convergence journalism interest areas teach multimedia storytelling by having students take the three core convergence classes: JOURN 4804 Convergence Reporting; JOURN 4806 Convergence Editing and Producing, and the capstone, JOURN 4992 Reporting, Editing and Marketing of Converged Media.
Students then choose to specialize in another area by taking at least two classes in that area. More and more of today’s journalism students will go to work in non-traditional news organizations, start their own businesses or freelance. Students in this interest area will learn about current markets in journalism and what audiences want. They also will study the relative marketability of content. Students will learn the market value of their own work, how to build their own brands and how to market. Administered by the convergence journalism faculty.
All Journalism students must take the following courses at the upper-division level:
Take one of these:
Note: Required prerequisite for the three courses listed below is MKTG 3000.