The minor in journalism encompasses focus areas in:
Prerequisite: Completion of COM CO 201, Introduction to Communication Writing, with a C or better before declaring the minor. Students must have the Department of Journalism sign off on the COM Minor Form after the prerequisite course is completed.
Students must maintain a GPA of 2.0 in all courses taken toward the COM minor.
Six required courses (not including COM CO 201):
Two required courses:
- COM JO 307 Newswriting and Reporting I or COM JO 250 Fundamentals of Journalism (formerly COM JO 307)
- COM JO 357 History and Principles of Journalism or COM JO 525 Media Law and Ethics
Plus four 4-credit COM JO courses at the 300 level or higher
Students should note any prerequisites when registering for classes.