2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

JOUR 242 Programming Interactive Media

Introduces students to the role of programming and coding as it relates to multimedia storytelling and digital journalism. Students will explore how to mine and work with data sets, as well as explore programming languages most relevant to journalism, strategic marketing communications, and multimedia storytelling. Course projects will focus on the application of these programming languages through the lens of digital storytelling. Thus, students will learn to apply coding in the context of communications media. Prerequisite: JOUR 103 or 206.