Journalism - Minor

Journalism Studies in The College of Liberal Arts offers a minor in Journalism, as well as a major in Journalism, and provides a background in reporting, from interviewing to on-line records searches, and in writing, from deadline news stories to longer analytical and feature pieces.  Video production for the web is an integral part of news writing in our program, along with the opportunity for specialized, advanced writing classes in political reporting, literary nonfiction, arts and entertainment journalism, and magazine writing.  Students also can get in-depth experience in the field of new media, particularly blogging.  

JOUR 200Mass Media Information3
JOUR 203Media Writing I3
JOUR 490Journalism as a Profession3
JOUR 484Internship3
Select one of the following:3
Mass Communication, Law, and Society
Mass Communication, Law and Society
Media Writing II
Editing for the Mass Media
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Biological Anthropology
Indians of North America
Nautical Archaeology
Introduction to Biblical Archaeology
Women and Culture
Special Topics in...
Theories of Mediated Communication
Political Economy of Telecommunication
Global Media
Religious Communication
Poverty, Inequality and Social Policy
Technical and Business Writing
Inter-American Relations
American Society and Culture Since 1877
American Business History
Music and the Human Experience
Music in World Cultures
The Mass Media and Politics
American Political Thought
Social Psychology
Social Problems
Morality and Society
Globalization and Social Change
Total Semester Credit Hours18

JOUR 102 is a prerequisite for enrollment in the Journalism minor.

Students must make a grade of "C" or better in all courses.