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).