Catalogue 2021 - 2022

Digital Publishing Minor

The Digital Publishing minor is intended to provide students with an interdisciplinary understanding of contemporary practices of publishing in an online world. The minor is designed so that students have a foundation in aesthetics of layout and design, writing, and programming, and understand the changing dynamics of the digital publishing industry. In the course of their studies, students will build a portfolio of professional work, learn about online publishing platforms that can spotlight their talents, and work toward creating an online student-run publishing hub.

Degree Requirements

The minor requirement is 18 credit hours, as follows:

ENGL 270Writing for the Web

3 cr.

IT 240Foundations of Web Systems

3 cr.

JRNL 100Journalism: Practices and Principles

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:9

Plus any two of the following (6 cr);

COMM 324Media Industries, Government, and Society

3 cr.

COMM 352Multimedia Communication

3 cr.

COMM 360/JRNL 360Sportswriting

3 cr.

COMM 371/JRNL 370Advanced Radio Reporting

3 cr.

ENGL 370Writing about TV and Film

3 cr.

ENGL 371Narrative and Digital Media

3 cr.

IT 350Web Systems Development

3 cr.

IT 450Advanced Topics in Web Design and Development

3 cr.

JRNL 303Contemporary Journalism

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:6

Plus any one of the following (3 cr)

ART 130Color in Art & Design

3 cr.

COMM 260Communication Web Design

3 cr.

COMM 285Introduction to Public Relations

3 cr.

ENGL 240Editing

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:3

 

Total Credit Hours: 18