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The Media and Globalization concentration addresses the dynamic field of media and public communication as it relates to cultural, economic and political processes in global contexts. Courses emphasize critical and creative thinking, socially responsible and culturally sensitive practices in public communication, and a deep understanding of the role of media and communication in global social change. Students develop the skills to become globally aware and actively engaged citizens and practitioners of media and communication.
TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS 48
Required Core Courses (take all 3)
MFJS 4160 Media Theories
MFJS 4300 Mass Media Law
MFJS 4560 Methods in Communication research
MFJS 4650 Global Media and Communication
MFJS 4654 Intercultural Communication
Course Requirements (choose 4)
MFJS 4001 Producing Video for Social Media & Advocacy
MFJS 4065 Public Diplomacy and Nation Branding
MFJS 4080 Global and Multicultural Campaigns
MFJS 4165 Global Health and Development Communication
MFJS 4175 Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) in Health Communication
MFJS 4242 Reel Women (This course is offered infrequently. Please talk to your advisor with any questions.)
MFJS 4652 Culture, Gender and Global Communication (This course is offered infrequently. Please talk to your advisor with any questions.)
MFJS 4653 Language, Power and Globalization (This course is offered infrequently. Please talk to your advisor with any questions.)
MFJS 4655 JEDII (Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Internationalization) Storytelling (This course is offered infrequently. Please talk to your advisor with any questions.)
Internship, Thesis, or SRP (Substantial Research Paper) -- Choose one
MFJS 4980 Internship
MFJS 4995 Independent Research
General Course Policies:
Only classes with a course number of 4000 and above are considered graduate-level courses. If you are interested in taking a class with a course number lower than 4000, please talk to your advisor. Any undergraduate-level courses taken without advisor approval will not apply to your degree.
Grinds courses may not be applied to this degree. Students are welcome to take Grinds courses as desired, but they will not count towards any of the requirements for this degree, including electives.
No courses may be taken at University College.
Thesis Requirement Credits are variable depending on the program plan worked out between the student and the thesis advisor, but may not exceed 8 credits. SRP Credits may not exceeed 4 credits.
No course substitutions are allowed for the three Required Core courses.
No more than 10 credit hours may be transferred from another University.
Students may take up to 4 credits of Independent Study with approval from their advisor.