The Computer Science and Journalism combined major supports a student who understands that journalism now takes place not just in print but also in the digital world especially on the internet. This program permits a student to learn the principles, practices, and responsibilities of the journalism profession and to understand the systems and technologies that support digital media.
The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and School of Journalism offer a combined major in criminal justice and journalism. Criminology and criminal justice courses provide a foundation for understanding crime and our criminal justice system. Journalism courses provide students with the skills and experience needed to succeed as a journalist. Together, the combined major prepares students to report important stories about crime and justice.
This combined major educates students in journalism and theatre and the interface between the two disciplines.
School of Journalism and Media Innovation places the ability to gather, investigate, analyze, and present information at
the core of their curriculum. The Department of Theatre’s curriculum provides deep knowledge of theatre that spans
design, performance, and the production of innovative forms of theatre, including interactive media, computer graphics,
human-computer interaction, and more.
Students completing this program of study should be able to understand how the two fields jointly contribute to
compelling storytelling and how to create innovative modes of performance based on current events.