Minor in Journalism

The journalism minor prepares students for careers in reporting, copywriting, investigative journalism, and more.

24 units


Core Requirements
JOUR 210Foundations of Media Reporting and Writing3
JOUR 230Video Production: Introduction3
JOUR 300Writing and Editing for Media Content3
JOUR 430Public Affairs and Political Reporting3
Select one of the following:3
Converged Journalism Workshop: Introduction
Converged Journalism Workshop: Intermediate
Converged Journalism Workshop: Advanced
Elective Requirements
Select three of the following:9
Introduction to Podcast, Radio, and Audio Production
Media Law and Ethics
Visual Design and Branding
Video and Audio Production: Advanced
Sports, Entertainment, and Specialty Reporting
Media Entrepreneurship
Special Topics
Total Units24

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
  1. Generate excellent storytelling across a variety of media and platforms.
  2. Explain the history and theories of the media and the press which compel us to civic engagement as professional journalists, media practitioners, and scholars of the field.
  3. Apply ethical principles in the gathering and production of stories based on industry standards and Christian values that affirm people’s inherent worth.
  4. Understand the fields of a variety of different media through interaction with journalists and media professionals, work experience, and various coursework.