Explore J+M Courses2023-01-10T21:36:18+00:00

Explore Journalism & Media Courses

LEE CAPLIN SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM & MEDIA OPTIONS FOR EXPLORATORY STUDENTS

If you are a current exploratory student who is considering a career in journalism and media, we welcome you to test drive our core and introductory courses. These courses will allow you to interact with students already in the program, get to know department faculty, experience what it’s like to be a journalism and media professional, and earn academic credit.

Intro Courses Preview

JOU 3003 Introduction to Journalism
RTV 3007 Introduction to Television
DIG 3001 Introduction to Digital Media
IDS 3309 How We Know What We Know

*Counts toward UCC, Global Learning and Gordon Rule requirements 

JOU 2100 Introduction to Reporting & Writing
MMC 3123 Writing Fundamentals for Communicators
MMC 3303 Global Media and Society

*Counts toward Global Learning requirements 

VIC 3400 Visual Design for Globalized Media

*Counts toward Global Learning requirements 

HOW TO GET STARTED

Exploratory students considering a degree in journalism and media should schedule an appointment with their academic advisor to determine whether test driving our intro courses will fit into their academic plan. Then, simply log in to MyFIU to register for any of the courses listed above. Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media core and introductory courses do not require departmental consent or permission to register.