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• How to Enroll in 101BW Courses
**Please note: E-mailed forms will not be accepted, except from students
currently studying abroad. All forms must be printed out, stapled, and
submitted as hard copies to MKH 160.**
1. First, visit the Courses page for current
2. Make sure to choose the current quarter and year from the pull-down menu.
3. Class times and locations are available in the
UCI Schedule of Classes
4. Next, download the Workshop Request Form here:
Workshop Request Form PDF
5. Submit the form and accompanying transcript to Literary Journalism by
3 p.m. on Tuesday of Week 7 of the current quarter. STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO
SUBMIT REQUESTS PRIOR TO THE DEADLINE.
• How to Enroll in LJ 199: Independent Study
Students wishing to enroll in a supervised independent study (LJ 199) should do
the following as soon as possible, but no later than Friday of Week 3, which
is the Humanities add/ drop deadline:
1. Contact a
Literary Journalism faculty member to obtain sponsorship. Literary Journalism
Reporting Mentor, Amy DePaul, can also supervise an independent study. Learn
more about LJ 199 course requirements by reading the following memo:
Internship Course Credit Memo
2. Download and complete the upper portion of the
School of Humanities Independent Study Proposal form
3. Meet with your faculty sponsor to discuss workload, assignments, and readings.
During the meeting, complete the form and make sure you and your sponsor sign the form.
4. Contact Patricia Pierson (email@example.com) by e-mail to obtain a personal add code for
the class. Return the completed Independent Study form to Patricia Pierson at Murray
Krieger Hall 160.
**Please note: LJ 199 is offered Pass/ No Pass only when taken to provide course credit for
an internship. Make sure to register for the class Pass/ No Pass in WebReg.**
• How to Enroll in SUMMER LJ 199: Independent Study
1. Visit the Summer Sessions website to download the Summer Independent Study form for
Non-BioSci courses: www.summer.uci.edu/pdfs/forms/independentStudy.pdf
2. Complete the form. Summer LJ 199 courses are supervised by Professor Barry Siegel,
Director of Literary Journalism (unless you have made plans to have your ISP supervised by a
different Literary Journalism faculty member, which is also permitted).
The course can be taken for 1-4 units for one summer session (10-week, 1, _or_ 2) or both
(sessions 1 _and_ 2). Students can opt for the 10-week session, session 1, or session 2. The
cost of tuition is linked to the number of units earned, with one-unit ISPs costing less than
those for more units.
**Please note: LJ 199 is only offered Pass/ No Pass when taken to provide course credit for
an internship. Make sure to state on the form that the course will be taken Pass/ No Pass.**
3. Contact Patricia Pierson (firstname.lastname@example.org) by e-mail to make arrangements for obtaining
Professor Siegel's signature.
4. Once you have obtained Professor Siegel's signature, you can contact Summer Session
(www.summer.uci.edu) to arrange to pay your fees.
Summer Session will enroll you in the course.
5. Once students are registered, they must contact Professor Siegel (or their supervising
professor) to make arrangements to submit assignments. **Please note: Students are
responsible for maintaining a weekly log of their experiences at the internship and are also
responsible for submitting a mid-term and final narrative relating to their internship work.**
• Does UCI offer a graduate degree in Literary Journalism?
The Literary Journalism program is for students seeking a bachelor's degree only.
• How can I enroll in Literary Journalism courses at UCI?
During the academic year courses are open to enrolled UCI students only. However, Literary Journalism 21: Introduction to Literary Journalism, and LJ 103: Readings in Literary Journalism are offered each summer to all students through UCI's Summer Session office. For more information or to enroll, please visit www.summer.uci.edu.
• How can I learn more about Literary Journalism?
Please visit our Links and Resources page for information about the discipline and links to resources for writers.
• How can I learn more about students' experiences in the LitJ major?
Contact Ms. Louise Truong (Class of 2010), our program's student and alumni peer advisor.
She can be reached at: