Journalism (M.A.)

The program in journalism has 15 credits of required courses and 12 credits of elective courses (plus 9 credits that will be transferred from the School of Law). Law students with particular areas of interest may consult with a faculty advisor in Journalism to request course substitutions. 

Required Communication and Journalism Core Courses
COM 605Theories and Methods for Mass Communication Research3
JMM 615Writing and Reporting Across Platforms3
JMM 622Infographics And Data Visualization3
JMM 628Seminar in Visual Storytelling3
JMM 637The Business Of Modern Journalism3
Journalism Electives12
Select four of the following:
Internship In Journalism And Media Management
Comparative Media Systems
Newswriting and Reporting Seminar
Computer-Assisted Reporting
Television News Reporting
Interactive Storytelling
Reporting and the Internet
Sports Reporting
Television News Producing
Database Journalism
Advanced Audio Video Narratives
Feature Writing
3D Design and Graphics
Advanced Programming
Special Topics In Journalism And Media Management
Advanced Projects and Directed Research
Journalism Internship
Managing Interactive Media Projects
Law School Credits9
Total Credit Hours36