Pretty easy, overall.
The course may seem repetitive, but you learn how to write for the news - and that's not a skill that can be easily replicated. Copy is everything now.
I finished quickly, as studious work is rewarded - I showed my mastery of the content and wasn't expected to attend the last two weeks of class.
Hours per week:
Advice for students:
Work ahead! There's no reason not to - just keep plowing forward, if it's wrong they'll tell you.