Journalism

College of Arts and Sciences

306 Kuhlin Center, 419-372-8349

Students wishing to major in journalism should see the Bachelor of Science in Journalism degree requirements.

Minor (22 hours)

Required Courses
         JOUR 1000 Introduction to Journalism in a Democratic Society
         JOUR 2000 Journalism and Public Relations Writing
         JOUR 2500 Reporting for Journalism and Public Relations
         JOUR 4000 Field Experience
         JOUR 4500 Journalism Law and Ethics

One additional 3-credit skills course
         JOUR 2900 Specialized Journalism Basic Skills
         JOUR 3100 Introduction to Visual Journalism
         JOUR 3150 Visual Editing
         JOUR 3200 Intermediate Writing and Reporting
         JOUR 3250 News Editing and Production
         JOUR 3300 Video Reporting
         JOUR 3440 Strategic Public Relations Writing and Social Media Strategies
         JOUR 3450 Public Relations Publication Design
         JOUR 3550 Emerging Platforms, Emerging Journalism
         JOUR 3900 Intermediate Specialized Journalism Skills
         JOUR 4900 Specialized Journalism Skills

One Journalism 3-credit hour course
         JOUR 1400 Introduction to Strategic Public Relations
         JOUR 3850 Journalism in the Movies
         JOUR 4550 Diversity Issues in the Media
         JOUR 4650 American Journalism History
         JOUR 4750 Global Journalism
         JOUR 4850 Media and Society
         JOUR 4950 Specialized Journalism Issues

One journalism skills or concept course of the student's choosing.         

Interdepartmental minor - limited to BS in Journalism
The Department of Journalism and Public Relations Undergraduate Program Committee must approve this minor. The student, in consultation with an advisor, chooses courses from at least two departments that focus on a particular subject. The interdepartmental minor must include at least 20 credits, with a minimum of 12 credits at the 3000 or 4000-level. An interdepartmental minor may not include any courses being used for group requirements. 

Updated: 02/14/2022 08:56AM