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. As journalism evolves, the core and list of electives will evolve as well.

Required Communication and Journalism Core Courses
COM 605Theories and Methods for Mass Communication Research3
JMM 614Law and Ethics in Journalism and Media Management3
JMM 615Writing and Reporting Across Platforms3
JMM 622Infographics And Data Visualization3
JMM 628Seminar in Visual Storytelling3
Journalism Electives12
Select four of the following:
Comparative Media Systems
Television News Reporting
Reporting and the Internet
Sports Reporting
Television News Producing
Advanced Audio Video Narratives
Feature Writing
3D Design and Graphics
Advanced Projects and Directed Research
Journalism Internship
Managing Interactive Media Projects
Law School Credits9
Total Credit Hours36