School of Communication + Journalism
The SCJ is an ACEJMC accredited institution that houses the Department of Communication and the Department of Journalism + Media. The SCJ is part of the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA) at FIU and its faculty is internationally recognized for its work in researching the effects of social media, media literacy, organizational communication, advertising and public relations, and issues of power, race and ideology in journalism.
The SCJ offers a multitude of 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. Its 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, video bloggers and more at public, private and non-profit organizations around the world
Digital Media Studies major and soon-to-be graduate Jessica Grioua landed an internship with OutLoud Multimedia, where she is manages social media and edits multimedia digital content. Below, she shares the importance of networking and doing what she loves in a professional environment. Name: Jessica Grioua Major: Bachelor of Science in [...]
The future is female. This fall, nine female members from FlU’s BOLD Communications Agency traveled to Chicago to visit various agencies and network with top-level company executives. The trip, which spanned three days (from November 6th to 8th), included tours of seven companies specializing in public relations, social media management, [...]
During the Fall semester of 2016, Broadcast Journalism student Valentina Palm landed an internship at the nation’s capital with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. Juggling research, social media and more, Valentina gained insight into political communications, all while the previous presidential and midterm elections took place. Name: Valentina Palm Major: Broadcast Journalism [...]