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Journalism Minors

Digital Media Minor

This minor is designed to provide skills that will increase employment opportunities in the field of digital media communication. In addition to required core courses, students choose one of the following concentrations: motion media, interactive media, content design or still media. The motion media concentration deals with television and corporate video production, while students in interactive media work with computer graphics, interactive applications and web-based media production. The content design concentration focuses on the design of the message from the visual and written perspective. Still media students explore with photography, photojournalism, and computer imaging.

24 Credit Hours

Digital Media Minor 2016-17 

Advisor: Professor Schafer


Convergent Journalism

The Convergent Journalism minor is designed to allow students majoring in other areas to develop skills related to news gathering and dissemination of news across multiple platforms. Students get practice in the fundamentals of news writing and editing, along with instruction on the legal and ethical framework for journalism. Students with a Convergent Journalism minor also earn credit through working with Student Media on campus.

23 Credit Hours

Journalism Minor 2016-17

Advisors: Professor Schafer, Wotkyns


Public Relations Minor

Public Relations emphasis prepares graduates for jobs in corporate and non-profit public relations, event coordination and media communications positions.  This major was created using courses from a variety of disciplines ensuring our public relations graduates are well versed in all areas of media.

23 Credit Hours

Journalism Minor 2016-17

Advisor: Professor Baum, Krizman


Sport Media Minor

This minor, shared between JTC and the Department of Human Performance and Sports, allows students to further develop an interest in sports coverage, sport industry operations and sports media relations. Students gain insight on the cultural role of sport, the impact of sport coverage and the various forces that compose a global, multibillion dollar industry. Students receive instruction in the fundamentals of journalism and storytelling along with the basics of sport industry and sport venue operations.

24 Credit Hours

Sport Media 2016-17

Advisor: Professor Schafer

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