Academics

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Curriculum

MASTER'S IN JOURNALISM PROGRAM

Minimum: 60

MA JOURNALISM CORE (8)

JO540 History of Mass Media (4)
JO550 Law and Policy in the Digital Age (4)

SPECIALIZATION (16)

* Students can choose 16 quarter hours total from one of the two areas below.

Reporting/Writing Core

JO510 Advanced Reporting (4)
JO520 Writing for the Digital Media (4)
JO530 Newspaper Editing (4)
JO610 Feature Writing (4)

Convergence Core

JO500 Introduction to Graduate Communications (4)
JO560 Multimedia Seminar (4)
JO620 Media and Culture (4)
JO630 Media Management (4)

JOURNALISM ELECTIVES (16)

JO540 Communication Ethics and Worldview (4)
JO570 Social Media Development and Importance (4)
JO580 Law and Media (4)
JO600 Special Topics (4)
JO640 International News Gathering and Translation (4)
JO650 Television and Broadcasting (4)
JO660 Audio and Video Production (4)
JO670 SEO Techniques (4)
JO695 Newsroom Management (4)
JO750 Advanced Feature Writing (4)
PHOTO501 Photography A (4)
PHOTO502 Photography B (4)
PHOTO510 Image Enhancing and Restoration (4)
PHOTO520 Introduction to Lighting (4)
PHOTO600 Introduction to Photojournalism (4)

CAPSTONE (12)

Students in the Master of Arts Journalism program are required complete a 12-unit of capstone experience that is fulfilled either by a thesis track OR a project track. Please refer to the Master's Thesis Handbook for more detailed information.

Thesis Track

JO700 Thesis Research and Methodology (4)
JO710 Thesis Research I (4)
JO720 Thesis Research II (4)

Project Track

JO705 Project Research and Methodology (4)
JO715 Professional Program I (4)
JO725 Professional Program II (4)

MINISTRY PRACTICUM (8)

MPJ500 Ministry Practicum I (4)
MPJ550 Ministry Practicum II (4)

GENERAL MINISTRY SKILLS (0)

Students are required to enroll in four quarters of Christian Service and six quarters of Chapel as part of the curriculum requirements. For more information also see Christian Service Handbook.

Christian Service (0)

CS500 Christian Service (0)

Chapel (0)

CH000 Chapel (0)