Journalism Minor

The College of Arts and Sciences offers a 21-hour interdisciplinary minor in journalism to provide students with a variety of courses that prepare them for careers in print and broadcast journalism.  Students acquire a basic knowledge of the journalism industry in courses offered by the Department of Communication Studies and develop writing and editing skills through courses offered by the Department of English. 

Journalism Minor

Core (9 hours)

ENG 202     Introduction to Journalism
ENG 204     Introduction to Technical Writing
COM 361     Media Law and Ethics
COM 362     Communication Ethics

COM Electives:
(choose two courses for 6-hour total)

COM 265     Media, Culture and Society I
COM 268     Broadcast Journalism I
COM 280     Introduction to Digital Video Production
COM 361     Media Law and Ethics*
COM 362     Communication Ethics*
COM 465     Media, Culture and Society II

*If not taken as a core course

ENG Electives:

ENG 301      International Journalism
ENG 302      Journalism Workshop
ENG 306      Essay Writing
ENG 310      Theory and Practice of Editing
ENG 311      Professional Magazine Writing
ENG 313      Writing About Sciences
ENG 314      Writing and Technology
ENG 315      Topics in Writing and Rhetoric
ENG 322      Language and Meaning
ENG 498      Internship in Writing

For additional information or assistance:

Contact: Dr. Jennifer Brubaker
                        Assistant Professor & Journalism Minor Co-coordinator
                        Department of Communication Studies
                        Leutze Hall #236

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