Maestría en Periodismo Bilingüe

Requisitos del programa

Los estudiantes deben completar un mínimo de 33 unidades para obtener la Maestría en Periodismo Bilingüe. Esto incluye cuatro cursos obligatorios, una pasantía bilingüe o un proyecto multimedia, y una opción de seis asignaturas optativas. La mayoría de las asignaturas optativas les permiten especializarse el área de interés de su elección. Estas asignaturas optativas se pueden seleccionar entre Periodismo, Estudios Latinoamericanos, Estudios Mexicoamericanos o Español y Portugués.

No se aceptarán créditos de asignaturas nivel 400 para títulos de posgrado. Todo el trabajo del programa se basará en materias de nivel de posgrado. Se aceptarán los créditos obtenidos en los cursos confluyentes de nivel 400/500.

Cursos requeridos (15 units)

  • Completar cuatro cursos (12 unidades)
  • Realizar una pasantía bilingüe o un proyecto multimedia bilingüe (3 unidades)
Este curso analiza la historia de las comunidades latinas en los Estados Unidos. Los estudiantes también examinarán la historia de los medios de comunicación bilingües en español y en español, así como la cobertura de noticias de los latinos y las comunidades de habla hispana en los EE. UU.
Este curso introduce a los estudiantes en el estudio de las migraciones, el transnacionalismo diaspórico y los medios de comunicación en América Latina. Los estudiantes examinarán las perspectivas históricas y las tendencias contemporáneas sobre la migración de América Latina a Europa, Asia y América del Norte (Sur-Norte), así como las migraciones dentro de América Latina (Sur-Sur).
Este curso se enfoca en la práctica del periodismo bilingüe en las comunidades latinas. Es el primero de una serie de dos cursos de habilidades profesionales. Enfatiza la escritura multimedia bilingüe y la producción de audio. Trabajando en equipos, los estudiantes realizarán entrevistas, escribirán guiones de audio y producirán podcasts o piezas de radio en español e inglés, y portugués cuando corresponda. Esta clase incluye conferencias, lecturas y experiencia práctica en el campo. En la medida de lo posible, el aula funcionará como una sala de redacción.
Este curso se enfoca en la práctica del periodismo bilingüe para cubrir las comunidades latinas. Es el segundo de una serie de dos clases de habilidades profesionales. Enfatiza la escritura multimedia bilingüe y la producción de video. Se alentará a los estudiantes a buscar nuevos modelos de producción de periodismo de alta calidad. Esta clase incluye conferencias, lecturas y experiencia práctica en el campo. En la medida de lo posible, el aula funcionará como una sala de redacción
Los estudiantes pueden elegir entre (1) realizar una pasantía en un medio informativo bilingüe u orientado a los latinos en los Estados Unidos o en el extranjero, complementada con desarrollo profesional, análisis de las tendencias de la industria y las mejores prácticas, o (2) preparar un proyecto periodístico bilingüe que podría ser un reportaje en profundidad o una serie de artículos de investigación, video documental o sitio web multimedia.

Cursos Electivos

  • Los estudiantes completarán 18 unidades electivas
  • Algunos cursos se ofrecen solo ocasionalmente
  • Los estudiantes pueden elegir clases de los siguientes departamentos: Periodismo, Estudios Latinoamericanos, Estudios Mexicoamericanos o Español y Portugués.

Cursos Electivos del Programa de Periodismo

Internship with a news organization supplemented with professional development, analysis of industry trends and best practices. Graduate-level requirements include a major research paper. Graduate-level requirements include a major research paper.
This course is both an introductory and advanced reporting course for graduate students in the School of Journalism. It is intended for first year graduate students.
This course is designed to give graduate students an intensive hands-on introduction to multimedia reporting. Multimedia reporting is defined as the effective and ethical use of text, still photographs, video clips, audio, graphics and interactivity for the Web.
Students will gain an understanding of best practices and challenges specific to reporting in the borderlands, and will conduct research in and about the border region, including interviews with area residents. They will report findings in the form of essays, oral histories, research projects and in-depth reporting projects. Graduate students are expected to take on a leadership role in the class and from time to time will be assigned to lead class discussions. Graduate students may also be assigned additional readings and duties, such as increased research, writing, and organizing responsibilities.
Work on-site for a news or news-related organization under the supervision of an experience communication professional.
This course will examine the history and development of U.S. press coverage of Latin America. Graduate-level requirements include a longer research paper and leading a class discussion.

Otros Cursos Electivos del Programa de Periodismo

Investigates the interplay between terrorism around the world and media content about terrorism. Focuses on how news media portray terrorism and terrorists, and the effects of terrorism and media portrayal of terrorism on the public. Graduate-level requirements include an extensive research paper on a topic related to media and terrorism. The final product will be a 15 to 20-page paper that will account for 30% of the final grade. (elective, 3 credits)
This course introduces graduate students to the major theories related to the critical study of the media. Fieldwork may include publication of conclusions. Requirements include a major research paper.
Basic legal concepts for media in an international and U.S. context, including access to courts, public records and meetings; subpoenas and shield laws; prior restraint; libel; privacy; source confidentiality; intellectual property; obscenity; and broadcast regulations.
Writing the feature articles for newspapers, magazines or other media; specialized reporting and writing techniques. Graduate-level requirements include additional in-depth assignments.
This class will examine the law of digital communications, including but not limited to freedom of expression and information online, cybersecurity, intellectual property, cooperation/collaboration, libel, privacy, hate speech, FCC and other regulatory mechanisms. This course will teach you how to follow the current law as you engage with digital communications, such as the Internet and mobile devices. While you will learn historical and theoretical foundations of the law of digital communications, you primarily need to concern yourself with making professional, ethical, and legal decisions as a citizen about digital communications, in an international context. From issues ranging from Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street to cyberbullying, we will think about the long-term implications of digital communications law and our decisions. Graduate students will write a research paper on an access issue, minimum 25 pages double-spaced (best papers are 25-40 pages) worthy of conference presentation.
Theory, principles and practice of layout, typography, and design for a variety of media. Graduate-level requirements include critically analyzing a major publication and redesigning it according to newest principles.
Through historical, economic and political exploration of a country or the region, this course will provide students with an understanding of current events in the Middle East and of the challenges journalists face reporting from a region with competing narratives, authoritarian regimes, and sporadic or ongoing conflict. Graduate students are expected to read additional and more complex materials provided by the professor (in the schedule listed as Optional and For Grad Students - some require memos). They will also occasionally meet for additional sessions with the professor. In addition, they will be required to complete an in-depth country report on or a research paper on a specific element relating to international journalism, worth an additional 20% of their total grade. Graduate-level requirements include reading additional and more complex materials provided by the professor (in the schedule listed as Optional and For Grad Students - some require memos). Grad students will also occasionally meet for additional sessions with the professor. In addition, they will be required to complete an in-depth country report on or a research paper on a specific element relating to international journalism, worth an additional 20% of their total grade.
This course will be a hands-on class in which you research and develop an idea for a news website and begin implementing the necessary steps to see your idea become a real website. By the end of the class you should have a website, which you can launch and begin publishing content and start generating revenue. Graduate students will be required to research an emerging trend in journalism entrepreneurship. The student will write an eight-page paper on the subject and present findings to the class and local media outlets.
Analysis of ethical theory and how it relates to journalists' roles and responsibilities in a democratic society. Case studies involve questions of bias, accuracy, privacy and national security. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper examining a major ethical issue and providing a critique regarding how the media covered the issue.
Learn how to find, request and create databases, uncover stories using various software programs, and turn them into compelling visuals. Whether you call it data journalism, computer-assisted reporting, precision journalism, or power reporting, these skills will set you apart from your peers in any line of work. Graduate-level requirements include an in-depth research paper on a topic of their choice related to CAR. Please confer with the course instructor early in the semester to have topic approved. This project will substitute for participation points for graduate students.
Analysis of ethical theory and how it relates to journalists' roles and responsibilities in a democratic society. Case studies involve questions of bias, accuracy, privacy and national security. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper examining a major ethical issue and providing a critique regarding how the media covered the issue.
The course will focus on access to government records and meetings. From the perspective of the journalist acting on behalf of the people in a democracy, it will look at the benefits and harms caused by access to government information. Graduate-level requirements include the research paper being twice as long as the undergrad. It is expected to be of graduate-level quality, and pose a suitable research question that could lead to a later study.
This applied course teaches you to write compelling, substantive stories that illuminate environmental subjects, trends and issues, often in human terms. This course emphasizes the role of the environmental journalist not as an advocate but as a reporter who accurately and fairly reports the news. We examine the principles of journalism, the scientific process and the differences between environmental journalism and environmental communication. Guest speakers - journalists, researchers and other experts - explore key issues involved in communicating with the public about the environment. Readings and discussions examine issues of balance, scientific uncertainty, risk, accuracy and ethical codes. Graduate-level requirements include writing an additional story and leading the writing workshops and case study discussion.
This class explores the role and purpose of editorial and opinion writing and the process of writing opinion pieces. Graduate-level requirements include reading additional materials, meeting with professor weekly about theoretical issues or to examine news items in more depth, and a student analysis paper. (elective, 3 credits)
Science is one of the most powerful forces of change in the world. This discussion course introduces students to the professional, legal, economic and ethical factors that affect the science news agenda and the work of science journalists. We'll study the principles of science journalism, the scientific process and the differences between science journalism and science communication. We'll examine reporting methods used by print, television and online news organizations. Guest speakers -- prominent science journalists and scientists -- will explore the ways in which science news both reflects and influences the attitudes of the public and policymakers. Readings, case studies and discussions will look at issues of balance, scientific uncertainty, accuracy and ethical codes for science journalists. Graduate-level requirements include longer response papers and a longer research paper.
Science is one of the most powerful forces of change in the world. This applied course covers the fundamental elements of producing news reports about science events and issues. We'll examine the principles of journalism, the scientific process and the differences between science journalism and science communication. Guest speakers and prominent science journalists and scientists will explore key issues involved in communicating with the public about science. Readings, case studies and discussions will examine issues of balance, scientific uncertainty, accuracy and ethical codes for science journalists. You'll write professional-quality science articles for general interest and specialized news media. You'll learn how to gather, evaluate and organize information in ways that will produce accurate, comprehensive information for the public. Each student will write one short piece, and in pairs you'll research and produce an in-depth article. Graduate-level requirements include writing an additional story proposal, query letter and news report plus the in-depth story or multimedia piece will be longer that at the undergraduate-level.
This is a hands-on advanced multimedia course that will provide students with the opportunity to refine their multimedia storytelling and technical production skills by producing journalistically interesting multimedia projects. The multimedia projects will be well researched and include some combination of text, video, audio, still photographs, graphics that will be presented on a website. Through interactive exercises and assignments, emphasis will be given to improving audio, video, still image capture and editing skills. This course is a combined lecture with outside lab work being required. Intermediate computer technical knowledge and skills, basic photojournalism and multimedia are required for successful completion of this course. Graduate students will be required to produce a well-researched and cited 30- to 45-minute in-class PowerPoint presentation on a documentary film or filmmaker. Acceptable subjects will be listed in the assignment sheet handout.
Drones or sUAVs are increasingly common in many industries including: journalism, engineering, research, agriculture, commerce and more. In this course you will learn about the current requirements for operating a drone for work or profit, how drone controls work, videography techniques and the rules and laws governing safe sUAV flight. This course will prepare you to pass the FAA's Drone License program and legally fly a drone for commercial purposes.
This course will be a hands-on, interactive class in which you research, and develop a mobile news application. You will develop and pitch an application, form teams and implement web technology to launch your application. By the end of the semester, you and your team will have a working application deployed on the internet. This course will take you from idea to application launch. Graduate students will be required to also research an emerging trend in news application design and functionality. The student will write an eight-page paper on the subject and present findings to the class and local media outlets.
The course explores the evolution of U.S. journalism and its intersection with American politics, economics, and culture. Students will read original primary published sources as well as secondary historical works and develop skills in historical research methods. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper suitable for presentation at an academic conference or publication in a scholarly journal in the field.
Students will be exposed to qualitative and quantitative research methods, such as historical and legal research, media analysis, content analysis, in-depth interviewing and discourse analysis.
How international media cover conflicts and other humanitarian crises, focusing on the Arab/Muslim world. Understanding of the business and culture of global news organizations. Graduate-level requirements include more extensive research and papers.

Cursos Electivos del Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos

LAS 500: Introduction to Latin American Studies

LAS 505: Sabores de Mexico: From Farm to Table

LAS 505A: Colony to Nation to the 21st Century: Politics and Culture in Chilean History

LAS 518: Southwest Land and Society

LAS 542: Natural Resources and the Law in the Spanish Borderlands of North America

LAS 545: Democratization in Latin America: Advances and Setbacks

LAS 550: Qualitative Research Methods in Latin America

LAS 560: Film and Feminism in Latin America

LAS 562: Special Topics in Contemporary Latin America

LAS 565Z: History of Central America

LAS 567: Twentieth-Century Latin America

LAS 568: Studies in Latin American Music

LAS 569: Gender and Sexuality in Latin American History

LAS 570: The Feminization of Migration: Global Perspectives

LAS 595A: Latin American Studies

LAS 595C: Contemporary Issues in Latin America

LAS 595D: Latin American Studies Special Topics

Cursos Electivos del Programa de Estudios Mexicoamericanos

MAS 505: Traditional Indian Medicine: Health, Healing and Well Being

MAS 508: The Mexican-American: A Cultural Perspective

MAS 509: Mexican Immigration

MAS 510: Socio-Cultural Determinants of Health

MAS 525: Latino Health Disparities

MAS 530: Latina/o Adolescence

MAS 535: Mexican Traditional Medicine: An Overview of Indigenous Curing Cultures

MAS 565: Critical Race Theories for Policy and Practice

MAS 566: Decolonial Chicana Theory

MAS 570: The Feminization of Migration: Global Perspectives

MAS 575: The Education of Latinas/Latinos

MAS 585: Mexicana/Chicana Women’s History

MAS 587: Chicana Gender Perspectives

MAS 595A: Special Topics in Mexican American Studies

MAS 580A: Advanced Research Methods

Cursos Electivos del Programa de Espanol Y Portugues

SPAN 501: Introduction to Hispanic Studies

SPAN 565D: History of Spain: Contemporary

SPAN 574: Language in the Mexican American Experience

SPAN 574: Heritage Language Research

SPAN 585: Introduction to Translation Studies

SPAN 696B: Spanish American Literature

SPAN 696D: Hispanic Linguistics

POR 503: Contemporary Luso-Brazilian Literature

POR 530: Brazilian Civilization

POR 540: Portuguese Phonetics and Phonology

POR 552: Introduction to Portuguese Linguistics

POR 597: Advanced intensive Portuguese and Brazilian Culture

POR 696M: Gender, Sexuality and International Migration