School of Arts and Letters

Certificate in Multimedia Production

Program Description: This certificate program provides comprehensive instruction in the production and writing techniques for multimedia platforms. Although targeted to persons operating small and non-profit businesses, it also strongly augments the educational experience of many majors, providing necessary job skills for the current market.

Format: This 18-hour certificate contains a core curriculum of 12 credit hours drawn from Journalism, Fine Arts, Writing and Music. An additional 6 credit hours of electives are selected from a list of these and other departments, allowing the students to customize the certificate to their needs. Many of the required classes meet in the evenings, and are offered as on-line or hybrid (combination of in-person and online meetings), for those who are working full-time.

Pre-Requisites: All course pre-requisites are waived for certificate students. Students are expected to have some college level or equivalent professional writing experience.

Core Course Requirements

Complete all four for 12 credit hours (3 credit hours each)

  • FINA-P 323 Introduction to Web Design
  • JOUR-J 301 Social Media Strategies
  • ENG-W 315 Writing for the Web
  • MUS-A 101 Intro to Audio Recording

Elective Course Options

Complete 2 courses for 6 credit hours selected from the options below (3 credit hours per course)

  • FINA-D 210 Digital Art Survey & Practice 
  • FINA-S 310 Introduction to Photography
  • JOUR-J 303 Online Journalism
  • JOUR-J 362 Journalism Multimedia Storytelling
  • MUS-A 301 Electronic Studio Resources
  • JOUR-J 344 Photojournalism Reporting
  • JOUR-J 354 Photojournalism Editing

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