This program is designed for students who have had substantial broadcast reporting training and experience and who want to further their careers in in-depth public affairs reporting. Students will combine computer-assisted reporting and advanced reporting projects with substantive work in related fields, for example public policy, economics, political science, etc. The goal is to produce reporters with in-depth knowledge and advanced journalistic skills who can work in a variety of settings.
One from the following (3 Credits):
Two courses in an area of specialization; selected with approval of adviser. Courses should be selected in order to provide students with deeper understanding of issues/institutions that they may cover.
Note: The university requires at least half of a graduate student’s coursework to be in 8000-level (or greater) courses. 4000-level (and below) courses do not carry graduate credit. Some courses will not be offered every semester. Plan accordingly by checking with your graduate adviser and the registrar’s schedule of courses for current course availability.