Journalism Minor

26 Hours*

Core (8 hours)

□ MCOM 1300 Media and Society [Prerequisite for all FILM, JOUR & MCOM courses]

□ JOUR 2300 Beginning Reporting [Prereq - WRTG 1320]

[Prerequisite for all other journalism courses except for Print Media Applications]

□ JOUR 1121 Print Media Applications

□ JOUR 2121 Print Media Applications

Or

□ JOUR 2123 Electronic Media Applications

□ JOUR 3123 Electronic Media Applications

Electives (18 hours)**

Remaining hours are to be selected in consultation with a departmental advisor from courses listed below.  It is suggested that students choose from the major core and required courses for their areas of interest.  Students are responsible for fulfilling prerequisites to any of the courses they choose to take.

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* When choosing courses, keep in mind that you must take 40 upper-division hours of the 124 minimum to graduate.  A grade point average of 2.0 or better is required in the minor.** 4-hour electives increase overall minor hours.

Electives are chosen from the following courses:

□ JOUR 2301 Broadcast Announcing

□ JOUR 2305 Basic Press Photography

□ JOUR 2325 Principles of Online Journalism

□ JOUR 2340 Broadcast Journalism Production I

□ JOUR 3300 Advanced Reporting and Editing

□ JOUR 3305 Publication Design & Makeup

□ JOUR 3308 News Editing

□ JOUR 3311 Digital Imaging [Prereq - JOUR 2305]

□ JOUR 3334 Non-Fiction Writing

□ JOUR 3345 Online Publishing I

□ JOUR 3346 Online Publishing II

□ JOUR 3363 Audio Production

□ JOUR 3365 Broadcast Management

□ JOUR 3373 Documentary Production*

□ JOUR 3374 Broadcast Journalism Prod II

□ JOUR 4313 Writing for Electronic Media

□ JOUR 4315 Broadcast Journalism Prod III

□ JOUR 4331 In-Depth & Comp-Aided Reporting [Prereq - JOUR 3308]

□ JOUR  4332 Writing Editorials & Reviews

□ JOUR 3121 Print Media Applications

□ JOUR 4121 Print Media Applications

□ JOUR 4223 Electronic Media Applications

□ MCOM 3301 Media Law and Ethics

□ MCOM 3302 Media History

□ MCOM 3307 Theories of Mass Communication

□ MCOM 3322 Directed Study

□ MCOM 3391/4391 Topics in Mass Communication

□ MCOM 43XX Media Effects***

□ MCOM 33XX Intro to Mass Comm Research Methods***

□ MCOM 4323 Seminar in Mass Communication

□ MCOM 43xx Research Project***

□ SPCH  3310 Writing for Public Relations

□ WRTG 3300 Creative Writing:  Scriptwriting

□ WRTG 3310 Technical Writing

□ WRTG 3320 Forms of Scriptwriting

*** New course proposals