Professional Writing, Master of Professional Writing
Minimum Total Hours: Graduate Project - 32
Program Code: M795
|JMC 5514||Writing the Novel-Graduate||4|
|JMC 5734||Writing the Screenplay||4|
|JMC 5594||Writing the Commercial Nonfiction Book||4|
|Choose one of the following:||3|
|Readings in Mass Communication|
|Conceptual Issues in Graduate Study in Journalism and Mass Comm|
|Mass Communication Theory|
|Introduction to Research Methods in Mass Communication|
|Choose 9-12 hours of graduate electives in Professional Writing||9-12|
|Choose 3-6 hours of graduate electives in outside supporting areas||3-6|
|JMC 5880||Graduate Project||2-4|
|Total Credit Hours||32|
The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.
All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.
Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 32 credit hours.
Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.
Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.
To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).
Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.