• 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.


    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), COMM 3420, 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.


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    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.