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    Global or local political and socio-cultural change in modern...

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    CMD will soon start offering Postgraduate courses in Strategic...

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The journalism concentration trains students to become Journalists that are sensitive to Africa’s development challenges.  Through courses such as Peace Journalism, Online/Digital Journalism etc, students are trained to tell stories sensitively using modern platforms.  Students learn to become creative and analytical writers. They also learn fair and accurate reporting using multiple sources. Most journalism graduates plan to seek jobs in newspapers (online and print), magazines (online and print), wire services, special interest publications. In short, the AUN journalism concentration is a training ground for careers as electronic and print reporters, editors, producers, copywriters, scriptwriters, news/project managers, copy editors, correspondents, columnists, or editorial writers.  Graduates can also look forward to becoming social media entrepreneurs, drawing on the tools of new media to maintain a strong voice online.

JOURNALISM CONCENTRATION (18 Credits) Students choose any 6 courses

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE UNITS
CMD 207 Peace Journalism 3
CMD 221 Newswriting and Reporting 3
CMD 224 Online /Digital Journalism 3
CMD 329 Photojournalism 3
CMD 425 Feature Writing 3
CMD 324 Editorial and Critical Writing 3
CMD 325 News Editing and Production 3
CMD 417 Foreign Correspondence 3
CMD 418 Specialized Reporting 3

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