JOUR 900. Proseminar in Mass Communication. 1 Hour.

"Portal" course introducing doctoral students to the history of mass communication ideas and issues, the mission of the program and ethical guidelines for graduate studies. The course also introduces the School faculty and their interests. Students take Proseminar in the first semester of matriculation specifically to prepare for the coursework to come. Proseminar also will introduce students to the culture of tenure-track faculty to launch them on the path to becoming ethical and productive citizen-scholars. Limited to Journalism PhD students. LEC.