Communication

Requirements

  • No major is currently available.

    Requirements for the Minor:

    At least 6 credits, 3 of which must be practice-based courses.

    Two required practice-based courses:

    • JOUR 120: Introduction to Journalism
    • JOUR 320: Advanced Journalism

     

    One other practice-based credit from the following:

    • JOUR 200: Journalism Practicum (0.25 credits per semester through working at The Stentor; 1 full credit required to fulfill this requirement)
    • JOUR 390: Journalism Internship (JOUR 120 & JOUR 320 as prerequisites)
    • Any one of these courses (additional prerequisites may be required):

      • ART 344: Digital Color Photography
      • CHIN 313: Chinese for International Affairs & Business
      • ENGL 368: Advanced Nonfiction Writing
      • ENGL 392: Publishing Practicum
      • FREN 320: French for International Affairs & Business
      • SPAN 320: Spanish for International Affairs & Business
      • THTR/ENGL 257: Theater Criticism

     

    Three additional courses, at least one of which must be a 300- or 400-level course:

    • BIOL 114: Truth and Lies in Medical News
    • COMM 281: Theories of Mass Communication
    • COMM 287: Media Systems and Institutions
    • COMM 381: History and Theory of Freedom of Expression
    • COMM 385: The Public Sphere
    • COMM 389: Political Economy of Media
    • COMM 420: Senior Seminar: Journalism, Culture, and Society
    • POLS 224: Mass Media & American Politics