A minor is an optional component of a student’s degree that will be reflected on the student’s transcript. Minors are an excellent way for students to customize their learning experience and craft a degree program that is uniquely theirs. Students can even earn multiple minors to supplement a bachelor's degree. For example, students pursuing a degree in interpersonal communication might find that a minor in sociology is an excellent pairing, while a student pursuing a degree in public administration might add a minor in sustainability issues to help create a cleaner, greener future. And in some cases, employers offer bonuses or higher salaries to employees who have a foreign language minor.
A Journalism minor allows students to gain the skills in critical thinking, researching, and writing that are essential components of effective communication. In addition, a Journalism minor helps students wade through information to determine the truth of an issue and can help further a career by teaching the communication skills necessary for continued advancement. A Journalism minor complements degrees in marketing, business, history, criminal justice and science.
A Journalism minor complements a range of majors in both the College of Liberal Arts and elsewhere in the university. Some of these are:
- Political Science