Indiana University Bloomington
Indiana University Bloomington
The Media School is offering five spring courses with travel components. These courses are available by application only. The cost, travel dates and prerequisites for each course vary; please review the information for each course for which you intend to apply.
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Please fill out the following online application. You will be able to rank your order of preference for programs if you are applying to more than one. This application is due electronically no later than 11:59 p.m. Sept. 29, 2017.
Note: By submitting this form, you are agreeing to pay the student cost as outlined in the above-mentioned information/cost sheet should you be accepted.
Applicants without a current passport should apply for one immediately upon acceptance into a class with international travel. Applicants with current passports should check the expiration date at this time; passports must be valid for at least six months past your return date in order to be valid for travel abroad. If your passport will expire sooner than six months past your return date, you must apply for renewal immediately upon acceptance into a class with international travel. Please visit the State Department's website for more information.
Upload 300-word answers to the question(s) below. If you are applying to multiple courses, you will need to upload all essays in a single Word document. Please separate different essays with page breaks.
Covering the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland (Ireland and Northern Ireland)
Please write a letter explaining your interest in the course and what you will contribute to your multidisciplinary team. You will be a part of a team that includes students from The Media School, the School of Global and International Studies and the Department of Religious Studies. If you complete this essay, you may also be invited for an interview for the program as well.
Uncovering the Media City (Hong Kong and China)
Why are you interested in media studies generally, and what specifically appeals to you about this overseas trip to study public screen cultures in Shanghai and Hong Kong? Tell me about the challenges and opportunities you anticipate from this experience.
Footsteps of Ernie Pyle (England and France)
Why is Ernie Pyle’s WW II reporting still relevant to journalists today?
Korean Sport Media and Culture (South Korea)
Why do you want to take the course, and how do you feel it will benefit your overall career goals?
Media in Latin America (Chile)
Why are you interested in Latin America? What do you hope to gain from the class? What are your career plans, and how would this class help them? Have you traveled in Latin America or the Caribbean before?
Upload 300-word answer to the question below. You will need to upload your essay in a single Word document.
Final exam week12/10/2018
Student Films Showcase12/11/2018 — 7 p.m.
Stand in the Stream screening12/12/2018 — 7 p.m.
Fall classes end12/14/2018
Commencement reception12/14/2018 — 3 p.m.
Deadline: Media School undergraduate scholarship application01/13/2019 — 11:59 p.m.
Deadline: Apply for summer field experience courses01/15/2019
Fall 2019 Semester in LA information session01/15/2019 — 7 p.m.
Deadline: Apply for fall 2019 Semester in Los Angeles program02/08/2019
Commencement reception05/03/2019 — 3 p.m.
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