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Requirements

No major is currently available.

Requirements for the Minor:

At least 6 credits, 3 of which must be practice-based courses.

Two required practice-based courses:

  • JOUR 120: Introduction to Journalism
  • JOUR 320: Advanced Journalism

One other practice-based credit from the following:

  • JOUR 200: Journalism Practicum (0.25 credits per semester through working at  The Stentor; 1 full credit required to fulfill this requirement)
  • JOUR 245: Music Journalism in the Digital Age
  • JOUR 390: Journalism Internship (JOUR 120 & JOUR 320 as prerequisites)
  • Any one of these courses (additional prerequisites may be required):

    • ART 344: Digital Color Photography
    • CHIN 313: Chinese for International Affairs & Business
    • ENGL 368: Advanced Nonfiction Writing
    • ENGL 392: Publishing Practicum
    • FREN 320: French for International Affairs & Business
    • SPAN 320: Spanish for International Affairs & Business
    • THTR/ENGL 257: Theater Criticism

Three additional courses, at least one of which must be a 300- or 400-level course:

  • BIOL 114: Truth and Lies in Medical News
  • COMM 281: Theories of Mass Communication
  • COMM 287: Media Systems and Institutions
  • COMM 381: History and Theory of Freedom of Expression
  • COMM 385: The Public Sphere
  • COMM 389: Political Economy of Media
  • COMM 420: Senior Seminar: Journalism, Culture, and Society
  • POLS 224: Mass Media & American Politics