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Minor in Journalism

Contact Person:
Donald McNutt, Department Chair
118 Morey, (315) 267-2043

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 (Credits 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 (Credits 6-8)
COMM 301 Media Law and Media Ethics
COMM 322 Studies in Documentary Film
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 312 Writing in New Media (4 credits)
COMP 316 Magazine Article Writing (4 credits)