Program Overview

When you minor in journalism, you’ll take courses that expose you to the many elements of multimedia production, and develop the skills necessary to produce timely and informative content for traditional print, television, radio and digital formats.

The minor focuses on the production of quality journalistic content as well as becoming a more sophisticated consumer of it. You’ll gain an understanding of the professional ethics underpinning news reporting, as well as the importance of journalism to the First Amendment and the vital role it plays in a free society. A refined voice, strong storytelling capability and a sharp editorial eye are beneficial to PR specialists, advertisers, publishers and a range of other professions in the communications fields and beyond.