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Journalism Minor

Writing Studies
College of Liberal Arts
  • Program Type: Undergraduate free-standing minor
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2015
  • Required credits in this minor: 21
The journalism minor provides a foundation in reporting and editing skills for students interested in jobs requiring strong writing and copy editing skills.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
Students majoring in Writing Studies in either emphasis (Professional Writing or Journalism) must complete a minor or second major in a field other than Journalism, Professional Writing, or Information Design.
Core Courses (12 cr)
JOUR 2001 - Reporting and Writing I (3.0 cr)
JOUR 2101 - Editing I: Copy Editing and Layout (3.0 cr)
JOUR 3001 - Reporting and Writing II (3.0 cr)
JOUR 3700 - Media Law and Ethics (3.0 cr)
Electives (9 cr)
Take at least three different JOUR course(s) totaling nine credits from the following: JOUR 1xxx - 5xxx
(Students may substitute relevant WRIT or LING courses with department consent.)
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