Journalism Minor

  • Journalism Minor
  • Bachelor of Science - News and Information
  • Bachelor of Science - Strategic Communication
  • Master of Science in Journalism
  • Doctorate in Journalism and Mass Communication

Curriculum Requirements under the new Fall 2012 Journalism Curriculum:


Course Names & Numbers

J101 Media and Society
J300 Visual Storytelling
J302 Infomania
J304 Media Writing
J618 First Amendment and Society

One additional course from the following Journalism course offerings
for which the prerequisites have been met: 

News and Information Focus: Jour 410, 415, 419, 503, 534, 540, 608                                                  
Strategic Communications Focus: Jour 320, 460, 534, 608, 611, 613, 616


Credit Hours




*Students may be allowed to take additional elective hours, not to exceed a total of 24 JOUR credits.

Questions? If you would like to know more about the Journalism minor, please contact the School of Journalism Advising and Records Office at


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Best ad staff in the nation: 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012. —College Newspaper Business & Advertising Managers
85 percent of classes have fewer than 50 students
2nd place: Hearst Foundation “College Pulitzers” national writing contest, 2011
Top-ranked teachers, including National Journalism Teacher of the Year Doug Ward
71 percent of classes have 30 or fewer students
Students prepare marketing projects for Sprint, Coca-Cola, NASA, and other corporations
81 percent of 2011 journalism graduates were employed full time six months after graduating
—University of Georgia study