700. Graduate Program

(Am. 3.83, 5.83, 4.90)
  1. Admission

Admission to the graduate program of Journalism is limited to students who hold the Bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, from a college or university of recognized standing, who have established their eligibility for graduate standing at the University of California, and who comply with such other requirements regarding preparation for advanced study in the field of journalism as may be prescribed by the Faculty of the Graduate School of Journalism.

  1. Degree Requirements

The Degree of Master of Journalism (M.J.) will be granted on the following conditions. The candidate must have:

    1. Completed a two year program of graduate study, or the equivalent, as specified by the Faculty of the Graduate School of Journalism, including three semesters in residence at the University of California, Berkeley.
    2. Completed 36 semester units of approved upper division and graduate courses, including no fewer than 24 units in graduate courses in journalism.
    3. Completed a major reporting project or a thesis prepared in accordance with the rules of the graduate Council, under conditions as stated by the Faculty of the Graduate School of Journalism.
    4. Maintained a scholarship of not less than 3 grade points per unit in all upper division and graduate courses undertaken in graduate residence at the University of California. No course in which a grade lower than C- is assigned may be counted in satisfaction of requirements for the degree.