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Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Fashion Journalism

The Master of Arts program in Fashion Journalism is a 42 unit program designed to give students advanced training in the mastery of journalism for print, web and other platforms. The streamlined program provides students with an understanding of the fundamentals of the fashion industry, the ability to communicate clearly and effectively and the professional requirements needed to compete successfully in this diverse, challenging and ever-growing field.

Learning Outcomes: Degree Breakdowns & Requirements: MA Graduation Plan:

MA Fashion Journalism Unit Requirements

Major 27 units
Directed Study 6 units
Graduate Liberal Arts 3 units
Electives* 6 units
TOTAL 42 units
*Per director approval

MA Fashion Journalism Degree Requirements

1 Professional Practices & Communications course

And:
  • Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Minimum grade of C in all required 42 units
Sample Graduation Plan - 42 units
  1st Year 2nd Year
FALL
Major
Major
Major
__________
9 units
MIDPOINT PRESENTATION

Major
Directed Study
Elective
__________
9 units
WINTER Intersession
SPRING
Major
Major
Major
Major
__________
12 units

Directed Study
Elective
Graduate Liberal Arts
__________
9 units
JUNE Intersession
SUMMER
Major
__________
3 units
 
Totals 24 units 18 units
  42 Units Master of Arts in Fashion Journalism
NOTES
  • Graduation plans may vary by individual degree progress
  • Graduate Academic Advisor approval is required for course loads exceeding 12 units for Fall or Spring semesters and exceeding 6 units in Summer semesters
  • Financial Aid is not available for intersessions
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