The 36-credit degree is based on 18 credits in journalism and 12 credits in approved non-journalism graduate courses in natural resource issues and/or environmental science.
Required journalism courses:
- JOUR 505 Journalism and the Environment Seminar
- JOUR 567 Studies in Press and Broadcast Law
- JOUR 570 Covering Environmental Science and Natural Resource Issues
- JOUR 575 Story Lab
- JOUR 690 Externship
- Journalism elective
- Professional Project work (6 credits)
Required non-journalism courses:
Students are also required to successfully complete 12 credits of approved non-journalism courses relevant to the coverage of natural resource issues or environmental science. Registration in such courses is subject to availability, prerequisites and consent of instructor.
To help students in their choices, we've assembled a list of potential courses, divided into specialties. Students are not limited to the courses on this list, and they may select courses from each specialty. Science courses offered for your degree need to be approved by your program advisor.