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Plan of Study: GC - Multimedia Journalism


The GC-Multimedia Journalism is a 12-credit graduate program designed to be completed in twelve months of continuous enrollment. The program both seminar-style, face-to-face learning and online learning. Face-to-face classes meet at the College Park campus. UMD’s online learning environment delivers online content through easy to use web-based technology that enables learning in an engaging, interactive environment. Instruction is provided by university faculty and experts in the field. 

Below is a sample plan of study. Students should use this as a guide to develop a plan with the program director. The program uses the semester academic calendar. Students enroll in two 3-credit course in the fall and spring semesters (16 weeks each).

Specific class meeting information (days and time) is posted on UMD’s interactive web service services, Testudo. Once on that site, select “Schedule of Classes,” then the term/year. Courses are listed by academic unit. 

Sample Plan of Study

The program uses specific section codes for registration which are listed on the plan of study. Actual course offerings are determined by the program and may vary. UMD graduate students in other programs who are interested in registering for courses in this program, see Non-Program Student Registration. For a detailed course description, see Courses

Semester Year Course Number Campus Section Code Online Section Code Credits
Fall 1 JOUR604 PCJ* PWJ* 3
Fall 1 JOUR652 PCJ* PWJ* 3
Spring 1 JOUR623 PCJ* PWJ* 3
Spring 1 JOUR455 PCJ* PWJ* 3
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