Minor in Journalism

Contact Person:
Lisa Wilson, Department Chair
118 Morey, (315) 267-2043, wilsonlm@potsdam.edu

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)