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Reporting Metro Chicago Concentration

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
JOUR 509
JOURNALISM LAW AND ETHICS
JOUR 512
BUSINESS WRITING AND REPORTING
JOUR 514
OPINION AND COLUMN WRITING
JOUR 515
SPECIAL TOPICS IN JOURNALISM
JOUR 517
EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IN JOURNALISM
JOUR 524
WRITING FOR THE DEPAULIA
JOUR 526
POLITICAL COMMUNICATION
JOUR 528
REPORTING FOR GOOD DAY DEPAUL
JOUR 529
ONLINE NEWS BUREAU
JOUR 533
JOURNALISM & FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
JOUR 535
RADIO DEPAUL
JOUR 540
THE INTERNET, TECHNOLOGY, AND POLITICS
JOUR 541
MASS MEDIA & AMERICAN POLITICS
CMN 591
INTERNSHIP

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