Multimedia Journalism Minor


The Multimedia Journalism minor gives students a solid foundation for succeeding in the field of journalism. The minor produces graduates who are multifaceted in their skills and prepared for entry-level positions with media outlets. It also offers expertise to students who hope to pursue careers in other disciplines that intersect with the media, such as Business, English, Law, History and Political Science. The minor requires 18 credit hours and the submission of a portfolio at the completion of the courses.

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    Requirements for the Multimedia Journalism Minor (18 credits)

    Required Courses (9 credits):

    • CST 2030 News Writing and Reporting I (3 credits)
    • CST 2100 Digital Video Production (3 credits)
    • CST 3033 News Writing and Reporting II (3 credits)

    One course from the following (3 credits):

    Two courses from the following (6 credits):

    • CST 3100 Digital Audio Production - Direction (3 credits)
    • CST 3110 Single Camera Video Production (3 credits)
    • CST 3120 Multi-Camera Video Production and Direction (3 credits)
    • CST 4210 News Editing, Design and Management (3 credits)

Program Contact Information

Cynthia Langham, M.A.
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Communication Studies

Briggs Building, Room 119
McNichols Campus

Telephone: 313-993-1697
Fax: 313-993-1166