Multimedia Journalism, BA/BS
Assessment of Student Outcomes
Outcome MMJ-A News in Society 1
Be able to apply the functions of journalism in democracy in order to
judge excellence in journalism.
Outcome MMJ-B News and Society 2
Be empowered to express the crucial value of journalism and the news
media in democracy and understand how news is connected to parts of
society: government, military, business and civil society.
Outcome MMJ-C Journalism History
Conduct historical inquiry in order to understand the development and
role of journalism in society.
Outcome MMJ-D Media and Journalism 1
Demonstrate an understanding of effective and responsible news judgment
(reporting, sourcing, verifying and presenting information) in online
Outcome MMJ-E Media and Journalism 2
Demonstrate an understanding of how various media are not just
reflective of, but constitutive of news and journalism reporting,
production, and publishing.
Outcome MMJ-F Reporting 1
Demonstrate an understanding of effective, thorough, and ethical
interviewing skills in a journalistic context.
Outcome MMJ-G Reporting 2
Demonstrate proficiency in generating and analyzing information related
to a news story (includes accuracy and verification, document analysis,
Outcome MMJ-H Ethics
Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the First Amendment and
libel law as they pertain to the conduct of multimedia journalism and