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.
AMST 137b: Journalism in Modern America
JOUR 120a: The Culture of Journalism
JOUR 15a: Writing News for Broadcast and the Internet
JOUR 138b: The Contemporary Word in Print
Students will be required to complete the following ethics course.
JOUR110b: Ethics in Journalism
C. Internship, Senior Writing Project or Honors Thesis
Students will be required to complete one of the three following options.
D. Two Electives from Five Special Areas
Students will be required to take two electives from the following five special areas of study, each of which must come from a different department.
- Contemporary Affairs and the Media
- Politics, Law and Ethics
- 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.