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Majors & Track Sheets

The School of Communication + Journalism at FIU offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate courses focused on providing skills and aptitudes to succeed in today’s expanding world of media, including web-based, interactive and digital communications — through broad and highly technical and field-specialized content that evolves as rapidly as the media. Our teachings blend traditional best practices and ethical foundations with relevant skills and hands-on experiences needed to produce global communicators and media revolutionaries in the 21st century.

Upon graduation, students are equipped with a diverse portfolio of professional work and the confidence to compete for any number of jobs ranging from editors, reporters, photojournalists, researchers to copywriters, publicists, communication specialists, lobbyists, social media managers, marketing directors, video bloggers and more at public, private and non-profit organizations around the world.

Bachelor of Science in Communication (major)

Broadcast Media

Designed specifically for students interested in pursuing Broadcast Journalism or Television Production. Courses in both fields of study offer students the opportunity to work in front and behind the camera as journalists, producers, videographers and editors, and various technical positions.

Download the Broadcast tracksheet (Effective Fall 2017)
Download the Broadcast tracksheet (Fall 2014-Spring 2017)

Journalism

Be part of the leading edge of media communications and the news world. Learn to get the story, interview, write, and report for the internet, newspapers, magazines, television and radio stations.

Download the Journalism tracksheet (Effective Fall 2017)
Download the Journalism tracksheet (Fall 2014-Spring 2017)

Bachelor of Science in Digital Communication and Media

(Effective Fall 2017)

Develop the technical, creative, and business skills necessary to design, develop, market, and manage digital media. Study and explore digital theories, social and global media, web design, and multimedia production.

Download the Digital Communications and Media tracksheet

Digital Media Studies (No new students will be admitted to this program after Summer 2017.)

Develop the skills and fluency needed to effectively interpret metrics, understand media theory and analyze public opinion in the rapidly evolving digital communications landscape.

Download the Digital Media Studies tracksheet