Multimedia Journalism

Multimedia Journalism

Degree requirements:

Multimedia Journalism, BA
Multimedia Journalism, BS

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The multimedia journalism major focuses on training you to become an effective storyteller. You will receive hands-on experience with the tools and techniques of photography and cinema, audio production, and video production, while learning to be a critical thinker and an excellent writer. You create multimedia projects using all of the multimedia elements required of today’s journalists. As a multimedia major, you will not only gain a foundation in reporting and writing, but also learn how to combine words with images, video and sound to tell journalistic stories creating an experiential, interactive environment for readers.

Multimedia Journalism allows you to gain hands-on experience by writing for the O’Colly newspaper, creating, producing and editing OStateTV or Pete’s Corner, and participating in one of the 50+ student media radio shows and podcasts.

Courses to expect for this major include Fundamentals of Audio and Video Production, Internet Communication, and Extreme Digital Persuasion.

Career Options

Upon graduation from the School of Media and Strategic Communications are able to meet the diverse communications needs of any media outlet. You are able to create and maintain a professional portfolio that is turned in as part of the senior capstone course. The professional portfolio is a critical tool for you to showcase your media abilities to future employers. SMSC graduates enjoy successful careers in a variety of fields.

  • Multimedia Reporter
  • Multimedia Director
  • Multimedia Producer
  • Audio Engineer
  • Media Coordinator
  • Sports Information Director
  • Sports Reporter
  • Sports Writer
  • Sports Radio Host
  • Copywriter
  • Art Director
  • Event Coordinator
  • Public Relations
  • Advertising
  • Communications Coordinator
  • Account Manager

Finish in Four

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The Finish in Four plans are designed to assist you in an eight semester plan guiding you to graduate within four years. You may use this as a guide to plan your undergraduate education, but you should adjust it to fit your personal goals.

BA - Multimedia Journalism
BS - Multimedia Journalism


Scholarships are available for prospective freshmen, transfer students, current students and continuing students through the University, College of Arts and Sciences, and respective Departments.

When you complete the OSU admission application, you are automatically considered for the University Level scholarships.

Students are eligible for College Level scholarships within the College of Arts and Sciences after completing 12 hours at OSU. Some exceptions may apply. See specific scholarships for criteria.

SMSC offers Departmental Level scholarships for eligible students.

Visit the Department

Media & Strategic Communications
206 Paul Miller Building
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078