Informatics Cognate: Media (BA)

The informatics major with the media cognate requires a minimum of 48 s.h. of work for the major, including 23 s.h. in cognate courses. This cognate is intended for students interested in working in media industries. Data-specific occupations in these industries include, but are not limited to, data/communication analyst, data mining expert, strategic analyst, data journalist, web developer, information graphics specialist, app developer, and multimedia journalist.

JMC:2010 Journalistic Reporting and Writing and JMC:2020Introduction to Multimedia Storytelling are corequisites and must be taken during the same semester. Students are responsible for completing the prerequisites for JMC:2010.

Both of these:

Informatics Cognate: Media (BA) - both of these
Course Number & Name Semester Hours
JMC 2010 Journalistic Reporting and Writing 4 s.h.
JMC 2020 Introduction to Multimedia Storytelling 4 s.h.

One of these:

Informatics Cognate: Media (BA) - one of these
Course Number & Name Semester Hours
JMC 2200 Principles of Strategic Communications 3 s.h.
JMC 2300 Principles of Journalism 3 s.h.

One of these:

Informatics Cognate: Media (BA) - one of these
Course Number & Name Semester Hours
JMC 3610 Graphic Design 3-4 s.h.
JMC 3640 Data Journalism 3-4 s.h.

At least three journalism and mass communication courses (prefix JMC) numbered 3400 or above to complete 23 s.h. for the media cognate.