The Visual Editing model will prepare students for careers as visual editors and managers in a wide variety of media. In addition to providing historical and theoretical perspective about visual communication, students will closely examine successful multimedia projects. Coursework will enhance students’ framework in the history, theory and skills of photojournalism, principles and practice of visual editing and design for print and online. The program’s essential perspective remains visual-based, while embracing audio and video and platforms ranging from the traditional to online and social media.
A five-year model is particularly aimed for students who discover an interest in visual editing late in their undergraduate careers. The model particularly builds on students’ class experience in Photojournalism, Broadcast, Convergence or Design, but it is applicable to all students who fulfill the prerequisites.
And one of the following:
Note: The University requires at least half of a graduate student’s coursework to be in 8000-level (or greater) courses. 4000-level (and below) courses do not carry graduate credit. Please plan accordingly; check with your graduate adviser.
*Not all courses will be offered every semester.
**Some courses specify prerequisite courses or instructor’s consent.
Plan accordingly by checking with your graduate adviser and the Registrar’s Schedule of Courses Online for current course availability.