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 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 283     Digital Audio I
COM 302     Applied Qualitative Research
COM 351     Media and Politics
COM 380     Field Video Production I
COM 382     Studio Video Production I
COM 383     Digital Audio II
COM 465     Media, Culture and Society II
COM 480     Field Video Production II
COM 482     Studio Video Production II

ENG Electives:

ENG 301      International Journalism
ENG 302      Journalism Workshop
ENG 305      Professional Review Writing
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 319      Document Design
ENG 322      Language and Meaning
ENG 498      Internship in Writing

For additional information or assistance:

Contact:           Dr. Jennifer Brubaker
                        Associate Professor & Journalism Minor Co-coordinator
                        Department of Communication Studies
                        Leutze Hall #236
                        962-7869
                        brubakerj@uncw.edu

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