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Minor Code - U136

Students in colleges and units outside of the College of Media may earn a minor in journalism by completing the following courses and meeting the requirements as stated below. The journalism minor is not available to students in the College of Media unless they are pursuing the College’s multidisciplinary studies major. The majority of courses for the journalism minor are offered exclusively online and some may require summer enrollment. Note that additional online course fees apply.

To earn a minor in journalism, a student must earn a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in all courses required for the minor and have 9 distinct credit hours in the minor not shared with other degree requirements. However, College of Media MDS students must earn a C- in every course in the minor and all 15 credit hours must be distinct to the minor and not shared with other degree requirements.

MDIA 101Media and Society3
MDIA 215Media Writing3
JRL 328Media Law and Ethics3
Select two of the following:6
Beat Reporting
Editing and Curation
Media Design
Video and Audio News Writing
Sport Journalism
Feature Writing
Social Media and Journalism
Total Hours15