Master of Professional Studies in Journalism

Journalism

Schedule / Fall 2016

Schedule / Fall 2016
Course Name Course No. and CRN Instructors Dates
Digital Essentials for Journalists MPJO-505-01 CRN: 25923 O'Neill, C.
Reddy, S.
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Mon; Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM 640 Mass Ave. C226
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Foundation requirement for Journalism majors. This course requires a grade of "B"or better. The course requires additional 150 minutes distance learning.
Entrepreneurial Journalism MPJO-786-01 CRN: 31318 Austin, A.
Mathis, S.
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Thu; Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM 640 Mass Ave. C231
  Syllabus: Download syllabus
Ethics MPJO-500-01 CRN: 26011 Van Dam, B.
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Wed; Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C218
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Core requirement for the MPS degree. This course requires a grade of "B" or better.
Feature Reporting MPJO-701-01 CRN: 30930 Ballard Brown, T.
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Thu; Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C231
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Students must have completed courses (MPJO 500, 501, 505, and 508) to register for this elective course.
Investigative Reporting MPJO-795-01 CRN: 30926 Benincasa, R.
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Tue; Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C118
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Students must have completed courses MPJO-500, 501, 505, and 508 to register for this elective course.
Media Relations MPJO-841-01 CRN: 30927 Hennessy, E.
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Mon; Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C221
  Notes: This class is cross-listed with MPPR 710-01 Must complete Ethics Reporting and News Writing, Digital Essentials and Video before enrolling Needs 150 minute distance learning component.
Capstone MPJO-900-01 CRN: 14996 Apuzzo, M.
Feldman, C.
Van Dam, B.
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Tue; Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C213
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Core requirement for the MPS degree. Students are required to develop and submit an individual academic schedule documenting extensive outside research and advisor-led activity equivalent to 9-10 hours per week for 15 weeks. This course requires a grade of "B" or better to pass.
MPS Journalism Internship MPJO-860-02 CRN: 25462 Van Dam, B.
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 640 Mass Ave.
  Notes: Extensive, documented academic activity and experiential learning outside of classroom (min. 6-8 hours per week) is required.
MPS Journalism Internship MPJO-860-01 CRN: 20378 Van Dam, B.
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 640 Mass Ave.
  Notes: Extensive, documented academic activity and experiential learning outside of classrom (min. 3-4 hours per week) is required.
Personal Branding MPJO-891-02 CRN: 29492 Blymire, C.
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Wed; Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C221
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Cross-listed with MPMC-891-02 and MPPR 891-02
Personal Branding MPJO-891-01 CRN: 30931 Blymire, C.
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Wed; Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM 640 Mass Ave. C221
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Cross-listed with MPMC-891-01 and MPPR 891-01
Photojournalism MPJO-682-01 CRN: 30929 Jenkins, K.
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Wed; Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C226
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Students must have completed courses (MPJO 500, 501, 505, and 508) to register for this elective course.
Reporting and News Writing MPJO-501-01 CRN: 24121 Beckwith, R.
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Tue; Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C229
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Foundation requirement for Journalism majors. This course requires a grade of "B" or better.
Strategic Career Planning and Management MPJO-560-01 CRN: 27932 Sunny Levitt
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Wed; Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C217
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Also listed as MPPR 560-01 & MPMC 560-01 This is a zero-credit, non-graded course. Students who miss more than two classes or more than one assignment will be administratively withdrawn from the course.
Video Journalism MPJO-508-01 CRN: 26776 Shefte, W.
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Thu; Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM 640 Mass Ave. C226
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: Foundation requirement for Journalism majors. This course requires a grade of "B" or better to pass. Additional 150 minute distance learning component required
Visual Communications MPJO-778-01 CRN: 31599 Wang, X.
August 31 - December 20, 2016
  Class meetings
Tue; Aug 31, 2016 to Dec 20, 2016 5:20 PM - 7:50 PM 640 Mass Ave. C226
  Syllabus: Download syllabus Notes: This course is cross-listed with MPMC 878 and MPPR 778. Must have completed MPJO 500, MPJO 501, MPJO 505 and MPJO 508

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