WHAT YOU'LL DO ...
Gain experience writing for the Cliff News online student publication. Learn to write, announce and produce for the university’s on-air radio station. Shoot and edit footage for Cliff News TV, BCU's student video department. You'll have 24-hour access to the Integrated Multimedia Center, a laboratory with workstations that include large-screen iMac computers equipped with the full Adobe Creative Cloud software suite.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN ...
The journalism and digital media major combines the skills demanded of the modern journalist. Our curriculum is centered around the fact that the media industry is both converging and ever-evolving.
FIRST YEAR: Our program enables you to enroll as a freshman in a series of beginning-level courses. We then begin to shape your writing skills.
SECOND YEAR: As a sophomore, you will enter our newswriting sequence (print and broadcast).
THIRD YEAR: At the beginning of your junior year, now that you have mastered the art of writing, you enter the advanced level coursework in media ethics and law, computer graphic design and video production. By the end of your junior year, as a pre-professional, you are ready for courses that are more advanced and internships.
FINAL YEAR: By the time you graduate, you'll have the beginnings of an impressive résumé, a media portfolio and practical experience in the field. Upon graduation, you will have the basic tools, talent and experience necessary to be highly competitive for the many entry-level media slots.