M.A. Program Courses

REMEDIAL (IF DEFICIENT)

JOUR6700 Media Law Every summer/online;
Every fall and spring/on-campus

JOUR7000 Media Writing/Editing Every fall

Select one of the following:
JOUR6702 Media Diversity and Society On-campus in spring
JOUR7320 Media and Diversity Every other spring

CORE (12-15)

Select one of the following writing classes:
JOUR7015 Every other fall
JOUR7124 Every other spring
JOUR7350 Every other spring
JOUR7422 Every other fall

JOUR7002 Pro Seminar (1 hour) Core; every semester
JOUR7050 Media Theory Core; every fall
JOUR7075 Media Research Methods Core; every spring
JOUR7990 Media Portfolio (2 hours) Core; every term
JOUR7600/7996/7998 (3-6 hours) Capstone; every term

NEWS/STORYTELLING CORE (21 hours)

JOUR7015 Advanced Media Writing Every other fall
JOUR7124 Data Journalism Every other spring
JOUR7330 Social Media and Comm. Eng. Every other fall
JOUR7350 Advanced Multimedia Reporting Every other spring

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES FOR NEWS/STORYTELLING:

JOUR7100 Entrepreneurial Media Every other fall
JOUR7510 Information Design Every other fall

VISUAL MEDIA CORE (21 hours)

JOUR7330 Social Media and Comm. Eng. Every other fall
JOUR7422 Writing for Strategic Media Every other fall
JOUR7510 Information Design Every other fall
JOUR7530 Visual Media Theory & Practice Every other spring

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES FOR VISUAL MEDIA:

JOUR7100 Entrepreneurial Media Every other fall
JOUR7350 Advanced Multimedia Reporting Every other spring
JOUR7412 Analytics and Evaluation Every other spring

INTEGRATED STRATEGIC MEDIA (21 hours)

JOUR7410 Advanced Crisis Comm Every other fall
JOUR7412 Analytics and Evaluation Every other spring
JOUR7414 Audience Analysis & Seg. Every other summer
JOUR7416 Global Strategic Comm Every other spring
JOUR7418 Integrated Strategic Manag Every other summer
JOUR7422 Writing for Strategic Media Every other fall

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVE FOR INTEGRATED STRATEGIC MEDIA:

JOUR7530 Visual Media Theory & Practice Every other spring