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Journalism

As a journalism minor, you gain experience in news reporting, social media, audience research and storytelling. Journalism is an excellent minor if you are interested in media production, creative writing, marketing, advertising and public relations.

Journalism minors must complete at least 12 unique hours of approved minor coursework; these 12 hours cannot be used to satisfy any other major or minor requirements.

Minor Requirements

Required Courses - 12 hrs.

  • *COM 201: Journalistic Writing - 3 hrs.
  • COM 215: Basic Reporting - 3 hrs.
  • COM 225: Visual Storytelling - 3 hrs.
  • COM 425: Advanced Reporting - 3 hrs.

*Although COM 101 is a required prerequisite for COM 201, journalism minors are exempt from needing to fulfill this prerequisite.

Elective Courses (choose two) - 6 hrs.

  • COM 204: Audio Production - 3 hrs.
  • COM 307: Feature Writing - 3 hrs.
  • COM 310: Broadcast News Reporting and Writing - 3 hrs.
  • COM 314: Intro to Video - Studio Production - 3 hrs.
  • COM 323: Newspaper Editing and Design - 3 hrs.
  • COM 330: Comm Law and Ethics - 3 hrs.
  • COM 335: Intro to Video - Field Production - 3 hrs.
  • COM 340: Magazine Production - 3 hrs.
  • COM 345: Photojournalism and Documentary Photography - 3 hrs.
  • COM 360: Digital Journalism - 3 hrs.

Total hours: 18