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Multimedia Journalism COMMJ.S.AA

Associate of Arts - 61 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Communication
Effective as of Fall 2016

What is the program about?

Communication is the study of interactions between people in interpersonal, small group, public speaking, organizational and mass-media settings. The Multimedia Journalism emphasis degree is a collaboration of the Communication, Journalism and Visual Communication programs. Multimedia journalism is presently the fastest growing area of journalism. It will also prove valuable for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university baccalaureate program to continue their studies in journalism or mass communication. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer 36 in order to graduate.

Program Outcomes

  • Analyze communication interactions that take place in our society
  • Communicate effectively with others in interpersonal, small group and public speaking situations
  • Analyze technologically mediated messages and their effects on individuals and society as part of the communication process
  • Demonstrate the ability to comprehend, evaluate and apply basic communication theories

Career Opportunities

Multimedia journalism is the fastest growing area of journalism, and this degree prepares students to work as producers for news and corporation websites. Students may also elect to transfer to a four-year college or university baccalaureate program to continue their studies in journalism or communication.


Completion of this program guarantees completion of the Ohio Transfer Module (OTM). OTM courses are guaranteed to transfer to any public institution in Ohio on a course-by-course basis or in total.Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.


Course Title Credits
Ohio Transfer 36: Arts & Humanities Elective 6
Ohio Transfer 36: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective 6
Ohio Transfer 36: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 6
Ohio Transfer 36: Mathematics Elective 3
Ohio Transfer 36: Any Group 6
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
CIS 1350 Web Site Development with HTML & CSS 3
COM 2201 Introduction to Mass Communication 3
COM 2206 Interpersonal Communication 3
COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking 3
COM 2225 Small Group Communication 3
COM 2278 Communication Capstone 1
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
ENG 1201 English Composition II 3
JOU 2101 Introduction to Journalism 3
JOU 2203 Reporting & Writing for Media 3
JOU 2270 Journalism Internship 2
SCC 1101 First Year Experience 1
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.