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Multimedia Journalism and Mass Communication course catalog

2024-25 catalog

GEORGE BOONE, Continuing Lecturer
B.A., Rowan; M.A., Villanova; Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

MICHAEL DAVIS, Visiting Assistant Professor
B.A., Iowa; M.A., Missouri; Ph.D., Iowa

WENDY HILTON-MORROW, Dean of the College and Professor (Communication Studies)
B.A., Augustana; M.A., Ph.D., Iowa

DAVID A. SCHWARTZ, Assistant Professor
B.A., Iowa; M.S., Northwestern; Ph.D., Iowa

DOUG TSCHOPP, Instructor and Director of Entrepreneurial Development
B.A., St. Ambrose, M.B.A., Iowa

CAROLYN YASCHUR, Associate Professor
B.A., Gettysburg; M.A., Missouri; Ph.D., Texas

MAJOR IN MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION 30 credits, including three foundational courses (MJMC-215, MJMC-250 and MJMC-251); two advanced study courses (MJMC-301 and MJMC-382), senior inquiry (MJMC-450), an internship during junior or senior year taken for credit or no-credit and eight credits of elective courses; in addition to MJMC courses, COMM-230, COMM-240 and COMM-370 may be used to fulfill this requirement.

MINOR IN MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION 20 credits, including MJMC-215, MJMC-250, MJMC-251, and MJMC-301; at least 4 credits of MJMC electives.

Grade Point Average Notation: All courses listed in the catalog as required courses for any major and/or minor, including those courses outside of the department or with a different subject coding, are considered part of the major and will count in the grade point average. Some departments may have additional grade requirements for the courses offered within their department. Recommended supporting courses that are optional and not required may also count in the major depending on the program. For more information see your department chair or the degree requirements for Bachelor of Arts and information on Majors/Minors.

Courses (MJMC)


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