Journalism Minor

Minor Requirements
COM 205Introduction to Mass Media3
JOU 104Introduction to Digital Photography3
JOU 202Reporting for the Media3
JOU 204Introduction to Video Journalism3
Select one of the following:2
Journalism Lab: Newspaper Production
Journalism Lab: Yearbook / Magazine Production
Journalism Lab: Broadcast Production
JOU 308Copy Editing3
Select six credit hours from the following:6
Interviewing Principles and Practices
Journalism Lab: Newspaper Production
Journalism Lab: Yearbook / Magazine Production
Journalism Lab: Broadcast Production
Web Content and Design
Advanced Media Reporting
Media Law and Ethics
Advanced Audio and Video Journalism
Journalism Lab: Newspaper Management
Journalism Lab: Yearbook Management
Selected Topics in Journalism
Internship in Journalism
Publication Design
Multimedia Authoring
Total Credit Hours23

Note: No more than four total credit hours of JOU 210 Journalism Lab: Newspaper Production/JOU 212 Journalism Lab: Yearbook / Magazine Production and/or JOU 310 Journalism Lab: Newspaper Management/JOU 312 Journalism Lab: Yearbook Management will be counted toward the Journalism minor. Journalism students are encouraged to develop proficiency in journalistic reporting and writing, layout design and photography early in their academic careers.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Have a valid and declared major on file (minors cannot be awarded in the same areas as the major, emphasis or concentration).
  2. Earn a minimum of 4 credit hours beyond the major, emphasis, concentration and/or general studies requirements.
  3. Earn a minor GPA of at least 2.0.