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Journalism Minor

The Journalism Department offers to minors: Liberal Arts Minor and Secondary Education Minor

Liberal Arts Minor

Core Courses (9 credits)
  • 141 – Intro to Media: News, Public Relations and Advertising
  • 221 – Writing for the Media
  • 324 – Editing
Electives (15 credits)
  • 412 – Law of Mass Communication — STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
211 - Principles of Public Relations340 - New & Emerging Media428 - Advanced Reporting
239 - Media Photography I 341 - Media & Society430 - Media Photography II
250 - Principles of Advertising343 - Travel & Documentary Photography431 - Reporting of Public Affairs
251 - Foundations of Multimedia Production347 - The Journalist in Literature and Film440 - Application of New & Emerging Media
312 - Media Ethics351 - Advertising Copy, Layout & Production441 - Interpretive and Persuasive Writing
315 - Public Relations Techniques353 - Advertising Media451 - Online Publishing
319 - Case Studies in Public Relations371 - History of Journalism in the United States454 - Selected Topics
325 - Magazine Editing & Production380 - International Press/Comparative Mass Communications Systems455 - Public Relations Campaigns
327 - Reporting413 - Feature Writing457 - Media Organization & Management
331 - Visual Media Design424 - Strategic Campaigns in Advertising472 - Research in Strategic Communication

Secondary Education Minor

Core Courses (21 credits)
  • 141 – Intro to Media: News, Public Relations and Advertising
  • 221 – Writing for the Media
  • 250 – Principles of Advertising
  • 324 – Editing
  • 327 – Reporting
  • 371 – History of Journalism in the United States
  • 412 – Law of Mass Communication
  • 496 – Secondary Education
Electives (3 credits)
211 - Principles of Public Relations340 - New & Emerging Media428 - Advanced Reporting
239 - Media Photography I 341 - Media & Society430 - Media Photography II
250 - Principles of Advertising343 - Travel & Documentary Photography431 - Reporting of Public Affairs
251 - Foundations of Multimedia Production347 - The Journalist in Literature and Film440 - Application of New & Emerging Media
312 - Media Ethics351 - Advertising Copy, Layout & Production441 - Interpretive and Persuasive Writing
315 - Public Relations Techniques353 - Advertising Media451 - Online Publishing
319 - Case Studies in Public Relations371 - History of Journalism in the United States454 - Selected Topics
325 - Magazine Editing & Production380 - International Press/Comparative Mass Communications Systems455 - Public Relations Campaigns
327 - Reporting413 - Feature Writing457 - Media Organization & Management
331 - Visual Media Design424 - Strategic Campaigns in Advertising472 - Research in Strategic Communication