Requirements - Online Journalism Education Concentration | School of Journalism & Mass Communication | Kent State University

Requirements - Online Journalism Education Concentration

M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication - Fall 2018

Journalism Education Concentration - Entirely online


Core

  • Theory and Societal Role of Mass Media ( JMC 60011) - 3 credits
  • Research Methods in Mass Communication (JMC 60007) - 3 credits
  • Mass Communication Law and Ethics (JMC 60012) - 3 credits

Core total: 9 credits

 

Capstone*

  • Project - 3 credits

Capstone total - 3* credits

 

Other Requirements

All students will take these two classes.

  • Principles and Practices of Digital Media (JMC 61001) - 3 credits
  • Reporting, Writing and Editing for Media (JMC 66011) - 3 credits

Other Requirements total: 6 credits

 

Concentration Requirements

  • Advising Student Media (JMC 67071) - 3 credits
  • Ethics of Mass Communication (JMC 60003) - 3 credits

Concentration total: 6 credits

 


Total Required Credits in JMC - 24

Total Elective Credits - 9

(can be JMC or other relevant areas)

Total Overall Hours: 33 credits


* Students who reside in Northeast Ohio may be able to choose a thesis as their capstone option with approval from the concentration coordinator. Completion of this will require six credit hours, reducing the elective credits to six hours.