Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 30

Required Courses:

Year 1
Summer IICredit Hours
GDC 8001Seminar in Media, Communication and Development3
 Term Credit Hours3
GDC 8003Research Approaches in Communication, Development and Social Change3
MSP 8254Public Information Media Campaigns3
MSP 8275#ourmedia: Community, Activist, Citizens' and Radical Media3
Specialization Course13
 Term Credit Hours12
GDC 8002Communication for Social Change Project Design3
JRN 5213Solutions Journalism3
Two Specialization Courses16
 Term Credit Hours12
GDC 8089Field Experience3
 Term Credit Hours3
 Total Credit Hours: 30

Culminating Events:
Capstone Course:
The hybrid capstone course, GDC 8089 Field Experience, takes the form of an internship, special project, or service learning experience. It is offered in the Summer term.