Students are expected to complete a minimum of six courses from the following options:
A. Core Courses
Students will be required to take (at least) one course from each of these two areas.
JOUR 137b: Journalism in Modern America
JOUR 120a: The Culture of Journalism
JOUR 15a: Writing News for Broadcast and the Internet
JOUR 109b: Reinventing Journalism for the 21st Century
JOUR 113a: Longform Journalism: Storytelling for Magazines and Podcasts
Students will be required to complete the following ethics course.
JOUR 110b: Ethics in Journalism
C. Internship, Senior Writing Project or Honors Thesis
Students will be required to complete one of the three following options. Choosing any option besides the internship to fulfill this requirement requires the approval of the Journalism Program Director.
D. Two Electives from Five Special Areas
Students will be required to take two electives from the following five special areas of study.
- Contemporary Affairs and the Media
- Politics, Law and Ethics
- Science Communications / Analytical and Research Methods
- History, Principles and Practice
- Communications Theory
Students are strongly encouraged to choose their electives from different groups.
Not every course will be offered every year.