Journalism Minor

The Department of Communication offers a minor in Journalism. It is not open to department majors. It requires twenty-one hours to complete. The Journalism minor introduces students interesting in print or broadcast journalism to options available in this rapidly changing field. Students will take a variety of courses including basic reporting, computer-assisted reported or broadcast news reporting, newspaper editing and design or field production, communication law and ethics, and photojournalism or public affairs reporting.

Select from: COM 323 Newspaper Editing & Design, or COM 335 Filed Prod 3; COM 345 Photojournalism & Documentary Photography or COM 425 Advanced Reporting 3

Minor Requirements

  • COM 101 - Survey of Communication
  • COM 201 - Journalistic Writing
  • COM 215 - Basic Reporting
  • COM 225 - Visual Storytelling
  • COM 323 - Newspaper Editing and Design
  • COM 330 - Communication Law and Ethics
  • COM 335 - Introduction to Video: Field Production
  • COM 345 - Photojournalism and Documentary Photography
  • COM 360 - Digital Journalism
  • COM 425 - Advanced Reporting

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED: 24