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 120a: The Culture of Journalism
JOUR 137b: Journalism in Modern America
JOUR 15a: Documentary Journalism: Reporting for Storytelling and Broadcast
JOUR 101a: The Fundamentals of Journalism
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
Students are required to complete an internship in Journalism/Media to satisfy this requirement. In rare circumstances and with the permission of the Journalism Director, students may fulfill this requirement through an independent study.
D. Two Electives from Five Special Areas
Students will be required to take two electives from the following five special areas of study.
- Media Innovation (at least one of your electives must come from this category)
- 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.