Journalism Minor

Students learn about the role of journalism in American life by studying the functions of journalism in American democracy and by producing news reporting. They will explore journalism ethics and the influence of news coverage, as well as learning practical journalism skills such as fact-checking, interviewing, news writing and audio, video and multimedia production. 

Program Requirements

(18 semester hours)

Required Courses
JRN 101Introduction to Journalism3
JRN 102Precision Language for News Writing3
JRN 201Reporting and News Writing I3
JRN 202Reporting and News Writing II3
Select two of the following:6
Topics in Journalism Studies
Digital Audio Reporting
Digital Video Reporting
International Journalism
Specialized Journalism
Capstone in Television Journalism
Critical Writing in Journalism
Total Credit Hours18