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.

The courses, JMC 2010 Journalistic Reporting and Writing and JMC 2020 Introduction 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.

And:

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