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The multimedia journalism major at Grand Valley State University is grounded in the liberal arts, offering students a balance of courses that integrate theory and practice, preparing them to succeed in a rapidly changing and expanding multimedia landscape.
The multimedia journalism curriculum is flexible. It includes both a strong core of course requirements and multiple elective offerings to allow students to pursue their particular media interests.
Undergraduate students in this major study at Grand Valley's Allendale Campus.Format:
Beyond university requirements, students study a variety of core topics, including: news and society, news reporting, journalism history, journalism law and ethics, broadcast news writing and production, advanced reporting techniques, and multimedia production and presentation. Electives include introduction to radio, feature writing, sports reporting, arts and entertainment reporting, technical writing, communication policy and law, photography, audio production, and more.
Multimedia Journalism graduates find employment in all fields where strong communication and writing skills are required. Graduates find jobs in all media print, broadcast, online and in related fields, including business, health communications, public relations, nonprofits, community media, and government.
This undergraduate degree can be combined with a master's degree to save you time and money, and get you into the workforce sooner. On average, students save $8,500 in our combined degree programs and take up to four fewer classes than if earning the degrees separately.
You can even build your own combined degree from programs in different disciplines to further personalize your education and meet specific career goals.
Visit the Admissions website for undergraduate requirements.