MSCH-X474: Journalism Internship Course

Applying for the correct amount of credit

You can apply for one, two or three credits. The more credits you choose, the more hours and coursework you will be required to complete in order to receive a Satisfactory (S) grade in the course.

  • 1 credit: You will need to log at least 120 hours of work at your internship site during the semester in which you are receiving credit. You will also be required to complete a five-page critical analysis paper at the end of your assignment.
  • 2 credits: You will need to log at least 240 hours of work at your internship site during the semester in which you are receiving credit. You will also be required to complete a seven- to eight-page critical analysis paper at the end of your assignment.
  • 3 credits: You will need to log at least 360 hours of work at your internship site during the semester in which you are receiving credit. You will also be required to complete a 10-page critical analysis paper.

In all instances, your supervisor will be asked to submit a performance evaluation.

Maximum credit

The maximum number of credit hours you can earn for an internship is three credits, regardless of the number of hours you work. You cannot exceed six lifetime credit hours of MSCH-X472, MSCH-X474, CMCL-C382 or TEL-T497 enrollment. You cannot earn credit for an internship you’ve already completed.

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