Child, Youth & Family Studies/Journalism & Mass Communications

Program Description:
A joint program between the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies and the College of Journalism and Mass Communications (JMC) that combines a broad background in child, youth and family studies with one emphasis from JMC (advertising and public relations, broadcasting, or journalism) of the student’s choice. Career opportunities may include production editing, reporting, photography, advertising, and sales.

Snapshot of Coursework:
-Introduction to Family Finance
-Family Science| Dating and Couple Relationship
-Working with Parents
-Addictions and Families
-Family Stress and Crisis, Coping and Recovery
-Human Dimensions of Sustainability
-Human Sexuality and Society
-Child and Family Policy
-Strategic Writing for Advertising and Public Relations
-Strategy Development for Advertising and Public Relations
-Mass Media Law
-Media, Ethics and Society
-Introduction to Design Thinking
-Visual Communication Core Modules I & II

Careers That Connect to this Major:
Review Career Pathways in the Education, Health & Human Services Career Interest Community. and in the Art, Communication & Design Career Interest Community.