Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies

Master of Professional Studies in Journalism

Master of Professional Studies in Journalism

Master of Professional Studies in Journalism

Schedule / Fall 2013

Schedule / Fall 2013
Course Name Course No. Location Instructors Dates and Times
Business Reporting MPJO-709-1 640 Mass Ave | Room: C217 Bjerga, A. August 29 - December 19 Thursdays
8:00 - 10:30 p.m.
  Syllabus: Click here for syllabus
Culture Reporting NEW! MPJO-650-1 640 Mass Ave | Room: C217 Hopkinson, N. August 28 - December 16 Mondays
5:20 - 7:50 p.m.
  Syllabus: Click here for syllabus Notes: Additional 150 minute learning component is required
Digital Essentials for Journalists MPJO-505-1 640 Mass Ave | Room: C226 (Mac Lab) Sonderman, J. August 28 - December 16 Mondays
8:00 - 10:30 p.m.
  Syllabus: Click here for syllabus Notes: Additional 150 minute learning component is required. | Foundation requirement. Requires a grade of "B" or better.
Editing & Curation NEW! MPJO-675-1 640 Mass Ave | Room:C226 (Mac Lab) Chaney, J. Boren, C. September 4 - December 18 Wednesdays
5:20 - 7:50 p.m.
  Syllabus: Click here for syllabus
Ethics in Journalism MPJO-500-1 640 Mass Ave | Room: C217 Feldman, C. September 3 - December 17 Tuesdays
8:00 - 10:30 p.m.
  Syllabus: Click here for syllabus Notes: Core requirement. Requires a grade of "B" or better.
Ethics in Journalism MPJO-500-2 640 Mass Ave | Room: C122 Cook, N. Kovac-Ashley, A. September 4 - December 18 Wednesday
5:20 - 7:50 p.m.
  Syllabus: Click here for syllabus Notes: Core requirement, Requires a grade of "B" or better.
MPS Journalism Capstone MPJO-900-1 640 Mass Ave | Room: C103A Benincasa, R. Jenning, L. Healy, B. September 3 - December 17 Tuesdays
5:20 - 7:50 p.m.
  Syllabus: Click here for 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. "B" or better required.
MPS Journalism Internship MPJO-860-1 Off Campus On Location Kovac-Ashley, A. August 28 - December 6 Dates/times correspond to internship.
  Syllabus: Click here for syllabus Notes: Extensive, documented academic activity and experiential learning outside of classroom (min. 3-4 hours per week) is required. Permission by program.
MPS Journalism Internship MPJO-860-2 Off Campus On Location Kovac-Ashley, A. October 14 - December 6 Dates/times correspond to internship.
  Syllabus: Click here for syllabus Notes: Extensive, documented academic activity and experiential learning outside of classroom (min. 6-8 hours per week) is required. Permission by program.
Mobile Innovation Lab NEW! MPJO-890-1 640 Mass Ave C229 Dodelin, K. August 29 - December 19 Thursday
8:00 - 10:30 p.m.
  Syllabus: Click here for syllabus Notes: Students must have completed all the core classes (MPJO 500, 501, 505, 508) to be eligible to take part in this advanced lab.
Multimedia Storytelling MPJO - 781-1 640 Mass Ave | Room: C226 (Mac Lab) Jenkins, K. Patti, E. August 29 - December 19 Thursdays
5:20 p.m. - 7:50 p.m.
  Syllabus: Click here for syllabus Notes: This class is cross-listed with MPPR-781
Reporting and News Writing MPJO-501-1 640 Mass Ave | Room: C217 Beckwith, R. September 3 - December 17 Tuesdays
5:20 - 7:50 p.m.
  Syllabus: Click here for syllabus Notes: Foundation requirement: Requires a grade of "B" or better.
Reporting and News Writing MPJO-501-2 640 Mass Ave | Room: C219 Cappiello, D. September 4 - December 18 Wednesday
8:00 - 10:30 p.m.
  Syllabus: Click here for syllabus Notes: Foundation requirement. Requires a grade of "B" or better.
Social Media (Cross-listed as MPPR 850) MPJO 840-1 640 Mass Ave | Room: C117 September 3 - December 17 Tuesdays
5:20 - 7:50 p.m.
  Syllabus: Click here for syllabus Notes: This class is cross-listed with MPPR-850
Web Design NEW! MPJO-680-1 640 Mass Ave | Room: C226 (Mac Lab) Downs, K. Sampsel, S. September 4 - December 18 Wednesdays
8:00 - 10:30 p.m.
  Syllabus: Click here for syllabus Notes: This class is cross-listed with MPPR-680

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