Typical Course of Study and Requirements by GloJo Program

On the Journalism side of GloJo, the general requirement is five Journalism courses over three or four semesters. GloJo students take their required Writing, Research, and Reporting I and II together but choose their electives from the available offerings in a given term. (Across the bottom of the Institute home page under the heading Course Listings, you will find current and past course descriptions and syllabi, as offered semester by semester. The listing for the current semester also tells you when the class meets, in case you are planning a visit and would like to arrange to sit in on the class. To make an arrangement to visit a class, please contact

The sequence of courses and the time it takes to complete the degree vary with the number of credit hours -- from 40 to 46 -- each program requires.  That said, here is a sample timeline through GloJo with thesis and other helpful milestones in italics. All choices should be confirmed first with Profs. Kroeger and Bazzi to ensure degree progress and fulfillment.

First Semester (Fall I)

Formulation of master's project idea (and start scouting for your two thesis advisers; Winter break: continue research started during the fall to develop thesis idea.