The Mass Communications & Journalism Minor is an accompaniment to many degree programs. To earn a Mass Communications & Journalism minor, a student must complete 21 credit hours of courses on writing skills, media industry knowledge, and hands-on design practice. This minor is customizable based on your individual interests, giving students the opportunity to select 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