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JOURNALISM MINOR

The journalism minor is comprised of 7 courses - 3 credits each course - for a total of 21 credits

THERE ARE FIVE REQUIRED CORE COURSES IN JOURNALISM:
(15 CREDITS)

JOURNALISM 100 NEWS MEDIA
JOURNALISM 101 NEWS REPORTING AND WRITING 1
JOURNALISM 200 NEWS REPORTING AND WRITING 2
JOURNALISM 201 NEWS EDITING
JOURNALISM 202 BROADCAST JOURNALISM

THERE ARE TWO REQUIRED ELECTIVE COURSES FROM THE FOLLOWING LIST: STUDENTS MAY CHOOSE ANY TWO COURSES.
(6 CREDITS)

ECON 211 ECONOMICS OF ASIA
ECON 224 AMER. ECONOMIC HISTORY SINCE 1914
ECON 246 URBAN ECONOMICS
ENG 210 CREATIVE WRITING
ENGLISH 211 WRITING NONFICTIONAL PROSE
ENGLISH 303 ESSAY WORKSHOP
ENG 387 LITERATURE AND POLITICS
HIST 266 CONTEMPORARY AMERICA
HIST 275 BUSINESS IN AMERICA
HIST 283 AMER. CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY SINCE 1865
MST 242 TELEVISION PRODUCTION II
MST 256 MEDIA CENSORSHIP
MST 357 MEDIA, LAW, ETHICS
POLI SCI 213 THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS IN AMERICA
POLI SCI 217 DECISION MAKING IN THE WHITE HOUSE
POLI SCI 220 POLITICS AND THE MEDIA
SOCIOLOGY 218 MASS COMMUNICATION AND POPULAR CULTURE

THERE ARE THREE NON-REQUIRED JOURNALISM COURSES WHICH MAY BE TAKEN TO FULFILL THE ELECTIVES REQUIREMENT:

JOURNALISM 203. NEWSPAPER LAB I. -- Publishes Queens World

JRN 301. ELECTRONIC JOURNALISM: Publishes Queens World Online. Requires basic understanding of Netscape Navigator. Knowledge of HTML helpful. Students must have approval from Program director to sign up for course.

JOURNALISM 300. INTERNSHIP. Journalism Students may sign up for this course through the Internship Coordinator, Prof. Lois Bianchi.



RETENTION REQUIREMENT:

Retention in the Journalism minor requires maintaining a B- average in Journalism courses and an overall GPA of 2.75.

  • Note: Courses taken to fulfill a student's major requirements cannot count towards satisfying the Journalism electives requirement.





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