The minor consists of a minimum of six courses, only one of which may be counted both for the minor and for the student’s major. In addition, the student is required to complete an internship of at least six weeks.
One course from:
ANTH 302 Research Methods
ENG 290 Approaches to Literature and Culture
HIST 302 The Junior Colloquium
POLS 200 Modern Political Inquiry: An Introduction to Research Methods
SOC 302 Research Methods in Sociology
Written or Visual Production
At least one course from:
ARTS 240 Beginning Photography (This course has prerequisites)
ARTS 261 Video Production I
ENG 280 Writing in Professional Contexts
ENG 285 Journalism
Or an equivalent course from off campus
At least two courses from the list below (students may petition to the Journalism Studies Advisory Committee for approval of other courses, which may then be added to the list). Only one of the journalism studies courses may count toward the student’s major, although many courses from the major may count as part of the journalism Studies. That is, a political science major may take many courses in the major from the list below (Media and Politics, African American Politics, Congress), but only one of them will count toward the minor–the political science student must take at least five journalism studies courses outside of the Political Science department.
Biology Any 100 level biology course
Chemistry Any 100 level chemistry course
Philosophy Any 100 level philosophy course
REL 102 Introduction to the Study of World Religions
Electronic portfolio of clips, photos or film, to be compiled and assessed with the journalism studies advisor.