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Minor in Journalism


Contact Person:

Donald McNutt, Department Chair
mcnuttdj@potsdam.edu

Office & Phone number TBA

19-21 credit hours.


Introduction to Mass Communication (COMM 108) must be passed before declaring a Journalism Minor.

All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:

Required Courses 13
COMM 201 Mass Media and Society
COMM 212 Principles of Journalism
COMM 308 Writing for Mass Communication
COMP 301 Advanced Research Writing (4 credits)

Electives: two of the following

6-8
COMM 301 Media Law and Media Ethics
COMM 408 Visual Communication
COMM 412 Journalism Internship
COMP 305 Editing and Revising (4 credits)
COMP 311 Writing in a Digital Age (4 credits)
COMP 316 Magazine Article Writing (4 credits)