Communications programs

Whether your message is a speech, news story, feature article or corporate newsletter, studying communications will help you develop your writing and speaking skills. Many communications majors also pursue minors or add second majors, preparing for careers as journalists or publicists in the arts and politics.

Journalism Minor

Requirements
COM 101x - Mass Media and Society
COM 185 - Media Writing
COM 217 - Communication Practicum in Print Media *
COM 225 - Media Law and Ethics
COM 340 - News Writing and Editing
Choose one course:
COM 261 - Feature Writing
COM 263 - Layout and Design
Cognate Requirement
ART 164 - Photography I
Total credits required: 20-21

Note:

*COM217 is a 1 credit course to be taken twice.