Multimedia Publishing and Design
This skills course teaches the journalism major how to create, edit, and design publications using software created for that purpose. As media convergence trends impact the industry, requiring reporters, editors, and designers to create visual stories and skillfully coordinate text and art, future media specialists must focus on these strengths. This course enables students to adapt stories for a variety of media, including the Internet, and develops the computer networking skills necessary for efficient publication production in today’s market. Note: As this is an applied computer course wherein students develop journalistic publications, previous computer expertise is not sufficient to opt out of the course.