The purpose of this interdisciplinary minor is to provide courses for students who are interested in pursuing careers in print journalism or who are interested in more intensive work in writing and editing for print and broadcast media. The minor consists of 18 semester hours.
Any student may take individual courses in the minor as long as he or she has passed Composition I and II (ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302) with a C or better and has at least minimal typing skills.
Students who select this minor must consult with an academic advisor in the College of Liberal Arts prior to completing 6 semester hours of coursework listed in the program. Students are also encouraged to discuss the program with faculty members who teach the courses. The minor plan must be filed with the academic advisor in the College of Liberal Arts and certified prior to application for graduation by the Dean of the College in which the major study degree will be awarded. In order to graduate with a minor in Journalism, students must maintain an overall grade point average of 2.0 in courses in the minor.
and any courses not yet taken from the first block.
Since some of these courses are advanced courses in particular fields, students should seek permission from the instructor to take a specific course prior to registering for it. Of course, students must meet any prerequisite requirements.