The Mass Communications & Journalism Minor is a complementary accompaniment to many degree programs. Students pursuing a Mass Communications and Journalism minor will complete 21 credit hours of courses focusing on writing skills, media industry knowledge, and hands-on design practice. Students can customize the minor based on individual interests through the selection of one visual communications course and one applied communications course.

Mass Communications and Journalism Minor

  • JOU 204: Journalism
  • JOU 215: Mass Communications & Society
  • JOU 305: Communication Law & Ethics
  • JOU 361: Journalism II
  • JOU 362: News Editing

Choose one:

  • JOU 322: Introduction to Digital Photojournalism
  • JOU 364: Desktop/ Web Publishing

Choose one:

  • JOU 363: Magazine & Features Writing
  • JOU 366: Seminar in Public Relations
  • JOU 367: Television and Radio Production