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M.I.J Program outline
The Director of Graduate Studies in Journalism & Media Arts closely advises graduate students in the M.I.J. program. Course loads and selections are made to suit the individual student. In addition to the course requirements listed below, students are expected to be proficient in one language other than their native language. This is certified by an examination as early in the program as possible.
36 Total Hours Required
Journalism & Media Arts Core Courses
JOU 5300 Seminar in International Journalism
Structure, processes and consequences of international mass communication. Problems in the free flow of information. Mass communication in social, political and economic contexts and in national development. Media�s role in international affairs and implications for conflict resolution. Current issues in international communication research.
JOU 5310 Research Methods in Mass Communication
Intensive study of and practice in research methods used in the study of mass communication, including content analysis, survey research, experimental design, historical and qualitative methods. Classic and current research in mass communication will be reviewed.
JOU 5320 Seminar in Mass Communication Theory
An introduction to the origins of, evidence for and applications of mass communication theories. Students will study theory building and the social implications of mass media research.
Secondary Core Courses
ECO 5338 Seminar in World Economic Systems
Economic institutions in a number of capitalist and socialist nations, and their relative success or failure presented in the context of country studies. Topics include the problems involved in making international statistical comparisons, the importance of the rise in the U.S. service sector, the operation of private and nationalized industries in Western Europe, lifetime employment in Japan, central planning in the former Soviet Union, socialist economic reforms, international trade among and between western and eastern nations, and the convergence hypothesis.
Plus 3 hours chosen from:
CHS 4360 Religion and the Body Politic
ECON 5330 Problem Areas in International Economics
ECON 5334 Economic Development
ECON 5338 Seminar in World Economic Systems
EDA 5303 International and Comparative Education
ENT 4350 International Entrepeneurship
ENV 5310 World Food Problems
ENV 4321 Energy Economics
ENV 4350 Development and Indigenous Peoples
ENV 5350 The Environment and Third-World Development
HIS 4339 Cultural and Intellectual History of Modern Europe
HIS 4357 Inter-American Relations
MFL 4376 Asian Literature in Translation
MGT 5325 International Management
PHI 4340 East Asian Philosophy
PHI 4341 Contemporary Continental Philosophy
PSC 4325 Asian International Relations
PSC 4365 International Political Economics
PSC 4375 International Organization
PSC 5324 Seminar in Comparative Politics
PSC 5320 Seminar in Comparative Public Policy
PSC 4305 International Law
REL 5343 Contemporary African Religion
REL 5344 History of Comparative Religion
REL 5346 Judaism and Islam
REL 5347 Religions of India
SOC 5305 Multicultural Societies
GEOG 4315 Political Geography
Plus 3 hours chosen from:
PSC 4304 Governments and Politics of Latin America
PSC 4314 Government and Politics of Mexico
PSC 4324 Governments and Politics of the Middle East
PSC 4344 Government and Politics of Russia
PSC 4364 Governments and Politics of the Asia-Pacific Region
PSC 4374 Governments and Politics of East Asia
ANT 4310 Societies and Cultures of East Asia
ANT 4312 Societies and Cultures of Africa
HIS 4305 Modern China
LAS 4350 Latin American Studies Seminar
Courses chosen with approval of the Director of Graduate Studies in Journalism & Media Arts and the Dean of the Graduate School, permitting the M.I.J. student to specialize in one supporting discipline, such as economics, environmental studies, political science, etc.
JOU 5VO1 International Journalism Internship
One semester spent within the student's international area of specialization. This may take the form of university work at a non-U.S. institution, employment with a U.S. or non-U.S. organization abroad or association with Christian mission posts abroad with the approval of the graduate director.
If the undergraduate degree is not in journalism, students must take nine hours of leveling courses: beginning reporting, beginning editing, and one of the following: advanced reporting, advanced editing or journalism history. Students who need to take the leveling courses must finish those courses or be concurrently enrolled in them before moving on in the degree program. The department encourages students to take these courses in the summer prior to beginning graduate course work in the fall. Students who have not taken a mass communication law and ethics course will be required to take JOU 4380 Law and Ethics of Journalism as one of their journalism elective courses.