Journalism Minor

Journalism Minor

Interdisciplinary Minor in Journalism

The Interdisciplinary Minor in Journalism covers the fundamentals of journalism and offers several specializations focusing on writing, media production, and graphic design, among others. Students in the minor gain practical experience by producing content for Barry Student media.

Journalism Core (12 credits)

COM 200

Media & Society

3 credits

COM 207

Introduction to Journalism

3 credits

COM 401

Practicum II

3 credits

COM 416

Investigative Reporting

3 credits

Choose one specialization (9 credits)

News Writing: News as a Specialized Genre of Professional Writing

ENG 344

Professional Editing (Required)

3 credits

ENG 362

Magazine Article Writing

3 credits

ENG 364

Multimedia Writing

3 credits

ENG 410

Advanced English Grammar

3 credits

Studio News: Theory and Mechanics of News Production within Formal Studio Settings

COM 214

TV Studio Production

3 credits

COM 318

Radio and TV Reporting

3 credits

COM 418

Broadcast News

3 credits

Photojournalism: The History, Theory, and Practice of Gathering and Relating News through Photographs

PHO 203

Basic Photography

3 credits

PHO 303

Intermediate Photo - Film

3 credits

PHO 315

Photojournalism

3 credits

PHO 426

Documentary Photography

3 credits

PHO 313

Intermediate Photo - Digital

3 credits

Media Production: Theory and Mechanics of Creating News Content using Contemporary Digital Tools

COM 215

Audio Production

3 credits

COM 309

Multimedia Communication

3 credits

COM 322

Television and The Internet

3 credits

COM 356

Editing Digital Media

3 credits

Design: Principles for Effective Communication of Information across Media Formats

ART 205

Graphic Design Foundations

3 credits

ART 305

Collateral Design

3 credits

ART 325

Visual Communication

3 credits

ART 335

Typography

3 credits

Web Publishing: Theory and Techniques for Distributing News Content over the Internet

ART 101B

2-D Design

3 credits

ART 305

Collateral Design

3 credits

PHO 305

Computer Imaging I

3 credits

CS 334

Computerized Graphics

3 credits

CS 338

Web Design Author & Pub

3 credits

ART 367

Art of Web Design

3 credits

COM 395

Media Publishing in the Digital Age

3 credits