Minor in Journalism

Required courses - (15 Credit Hours)

  • COMM 128 - Media and Society (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 129 - Elements of Photography (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 345 - Desktop Publishing* (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 240 - News Reporting* (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 621 - News Editing (3 Credit Hours)
    * Prerequisite for COMM 621 News Editing
  • Suggested courses from other areas of Communication Studies - (6 Credit Hours)

  • COMM 100 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 120 - Introduction to Theater (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 125 - Introduction to Motion Pictures (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 318 - Introduction to Organizational Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 414 - Business and Professional Speaking (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 600 - Nonverbal Codes (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 601 - Persuasion (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 602 - Intercultural Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 604 - Interpersonal Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 606 - Conflict Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • COMM 607 - Listening (3 Credit Hours)

Total Hours for Journalism Minor: 21 Credit Hours

Students must take courses in at least two areas of the department (advertising, general communication, journalism, organizational communication, public relations or theatre). This option includes a concentration of a minimum of 15 hours in one area of the department. The minimum requirement is 21 credit hours.