International Journalism Certificate The certificate program combines introductory courses in global studies, journalism and media studies with advanced seminars, internships, and a capstone media project where students can apply their international expertise to the study and practice of journalism. For information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other program characteristics, please visit http://www.hamline.edu/cla/international-journalism/disclosures.html. Coursework and Certificate Requirements The certificate requires six interdisciplinary courses plus a semester of study abroad. The core courses are GLOB 1910, COMM 1320 or COMM 3320, ENG 3320, IJRN 5960 and IJRN 5970. These courses must be taken sequentially. Students must consult with the program director prior to registering for these courses. One chosen from: Study Abroad Requirement Students also complete a semester of study abroad in some field of international area studies and journalism (including internship) at one of the approved programs. Bilateral exchange programs currently exist with Universitat Trier (Trier, Germany), Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso (Valparaiso, Chile), and Université Gaston Berger (Saint-Louis, Senegal). Other placements are possible by arrangement.