2018-19
Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Journalism Certificate - Program Requirements

311 Clemens Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4610
716-645-2575
716-645-5980
journalism.buffalo.edu
Jody Kleinberg Biehl
Director
(HEGIS: 06.02 JOURNALISM-PRINTED MEDIA, CIP: 09.0401 Journalism)

Completing the Journalism Certificate Program

Academic Requirements

A minimum GPA of 2.5 overall, and a minimum of 2.5 in all electives and core courses within the program, are required to earn the certificate.

Academic Advice

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

Note: The certificate is awarded concurrently upon completion of all program requirements and completion of a bachelor's degree at the University at Buffalo. It cannot be awarded as a standalone certificate program even after the student has earned a bachelor's degree.

Prerequisite Courses

There are no prerequisite courses.

Required Courses

ENG 193 Fundamentals of Journalism
DMS 105 Basic Documentary
ENG 212 Feature Writing
ENG 398 Ethics in Journalism or COM 398 Journalism
ENG 396 Advanced Journalism or COM 398 Journalism

Two internship courses

ENG 394 Writing Workshop (Spectrum) - two semesters
ENG 496 Writing Internship
COM 496 Internship in Communication (as approved by the COM department)

Two electives

ENG 397 Literary Journalism
ENG 380 New Media
ENG 393 Writing Non-Fiction Prose
DMS 403 or DMS 404 Advanced Documentary Production
DMS 409 Advanced Non-Fiction Prose
COM 375 Technical Writing
Any approved 300-400 level course in English, Media Study or relevant subject area

Total Credit Hours Required

Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificateā€ƒ31

Minors and certificates must be completed in conjunction with a major and all university degree requirements must be met.

311 Clemens Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-4610
716-645-2575
716-645-5980
journalism.buffalo.edu
Jody Kleinberg Biehl
Director
(HEGIS: 06.02 JOURNALISM-PRINTED MEDIA, CIP: 09.0401 Journalism)

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Published: August 16, 2018 09:19:35 AM