Reporting Metro Chicago Concentration, Journalism (MA)

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Course Requirements

The graduate concentration in Reporting Metro Chicago prepares students for work in urban reporting by introducing them to the communities, institutions, and decision-makers that impact citizens across the metro area. Students will learn how to cover critical urban issues through a variety of print and online platforms that serve citizens with fascinating stories drawn from across the city. Students must take 2 core courses (8 credits) and 2 elective courses  (8 credits).

Core Courses

Course Title Quarter Hours
JOUR 513POLITICAL REPORTING4
JOUR 525URBAN AFFAIRS REPORTING4

Elective Courses

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select three courses from the following: 12
JOURNALISM LAW AND ETHICS
BUSINESS WRITING AND REPORTING
OPINION AND COLUMN WRITING
SPECIAL TOPICS IN JOURNALISM
EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IN JOURNALISM
WRITING FOR THE DEPAULIA
POLITICAL COMMUNICATION
REPORTING FOR GOOD DAY DEPAUL
ONLINE NEWS BUREAU
JOURNALISM & FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
RADIO DEPAUL
THE INTERNET, TECHNOLOGY, AND POLITICS
MASS MEDIA & AMERICAN POLITICS
INTERNSHIP