Requirements

Journalism minor requirements (5.25 course credits)

Core Courses (3.25 minimum course credits)

  • COMM 260 Introduction to Journalism: Reporting and Writing                  
  • PUBR 267 Layout & Design
  • PUBR 363 Media and Public Relations Writing
  • COMM 117 Journalism Workshop (0.25 class credit)

Electives (2.0 elective course credits)

Students will choose two elective courses, neither of which may be in a student’s major department or counts toward their major, selected from the following list (or approved by the journalism coordinator).

  • ARTD 237 Photography: Digital
  • BUSI 105 Introduction to Commerce
  • BUSI 307 Principles of Marketing
  • CHEM 102 Forensic Science
  • COMM 261 Mass Media and Modern Society
  • ECON 200 Principles of Economics
  • ECON 340 Economics and Law
  • ENGL 301 Creative Non-Fiction
  • MATH 106 Statistics
  • PHIL 201 Critical Thinking: Introduction to Logic
  • PHIL 207 Ethics: Philosophical and Religious
  • POLS 210 Public Opinion
  • POLS 311 Parties and Elections
  • POLS 333 U.S. Foreign Policy
  • SOCI 102 Social Problems
  • SOCI 251 Criminology

Internship

An internship pre-approved by the Journalism Minor Coordinator (may be taken for credit through COMM 494, 495, 496 or PUBR 493).