Department of Journalism

Program Requirements

Summer (July start) (8 credits)

JR 602 Critical Perspectives (online), 4 credits
JR 607 Reporting and Writing* 4 credits

*Students with an undergraduate degree in Journalism may be eligible to waive JR 607/Reporting and Writing if the degree was earned within the last five years with a GPA of 3.0 in the major or better. Students who believe they are eligible for this waiver should discuss it with the graduate program director.

Fall (12 credits)

JR 609 Visual Storytelling4 credits
JR 637 Editing and Web Producing, 4 credits
JR 628 Law and Public Policy, 4 credits

Spring (12 credits)

JR 612 Advanced Multimedia, 4 credits
JR 623 Data Visualization, 4 credits
JR 635 Long-Form Multimedia Storytelling, 4 credits

Summer 1 and 2, Online (8 credits): Capstone

JR 688 Capstone, 4 credits
JR 690 Internship, 4 credits