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Undergraduate Catalog

Journalism: Minor

Minor in Journalism (20-22 credits)

  • A grade of at least C- in Department of Digital Media & Journalism (DMJ) courses is required for credit toward the Journalism minor.
  • This minor requires an internship (DMJ461/462/463/490) and corequisite seminar (DMJ491) totaling at least 4 credits. Students may fulfill the internship at the Legislative Gazette or elsewhere or may combine internship experiences to meet this requirement.


Required core courses
..................7 credits
DMJ210 Investigating Journalism (3)
DMJ230 Journalism I (4)

plus

One of the following...................3-4 credits
DMJ332 Journalism II (4)
DMJ313 Public Affairs Reporting (3)
DMJ314 Feature Writing (4)

Two of the following....................6-7 credits
DMJ305 Being Digital (3)
DMJ334 The Literature of Journalism (3)
DMJ347 Media Ethics (3)
DMJ452 Mass Media Law (3)
DMJ475 Picture Culture (4)

One of the following.....................4 credits (min.)
DMJ461 Legislative Gazette I (3)
DMJ462 Legislative Gazette II (3)
DMJ463 Legislative Gazette III (3)
DMJ490 Internship (variable credits)
and
DMJ491 Internship Seminar (1)