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Journalism
Degree Requirements

NOTE: The degree requirements listed below are applicable to all students entering during academic year 2016-2017. Students who entered during a previous academic year should view the degree requirements in their entering year catalog in the catalog archives. Students who wish to switch to the 2016-17 major and minor requirements should submit a new Declaration of Major or Declaration of Minor form to the M Center.

Journalism Minor
(a minimum of 20 semester course credits)

Required:

ENG 072 (172) Journalism I: Reporting, Writing, and Editing (4)

ENG 073 (173) Journalism II: Digital Journalism (4)

Choose 4 course credits from among the following:

ENG 107 Artful Prose: grammar and Style for Writers (4)

ENG 124 Craft of Literary Nonfiction (4)

ENG 127 Digital Storytelling (4)

ENG 159 Short-Form Nonfiction Writing Workshop (4)

ENG 160 Writing for Magazines (4)

ENG 095 (195) Independent Study in Journalism (3-4), to be approved by minor advisor

ARTS (043) 143 Contemporary Photographic Practice (3-4)

IART 047 (147) Video I (4)

SOC 094 (194) Sociology of Mass Communication (3)

One elective in podcasting or digital storytelling, to be approved by minor advisor (3-4)

One elective that supports reporting, to be approved by minor advisor (3-4)

In addition, we strongly encourage at least one internship (ENG 197) in the field of journalism. Most internships require previous academic background and college newspaper experience, so it is important to begin planning as early as possible.

Special note for students minoring in journalism and majoring in English: English courses which count toward the journalism minor and which are not included as credits toward the English major shall, for purposes of the English major, be included in the 17 elective courses required outside of English.




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Last Updated: 3/1/16