Non-majors and Communication Majors in the Communication Studies concentration may earn a minor in Digital Journalism. (Communication Studies majors who choose a minor in Digital Journalism cannot also complete a minor in Digital Cinema.) To complete the minor, students must achieve a minimum GPA of 2.75 in 28 credits of Communication coursework listed below. All courses must be taken for a letter grade unless instructor permission is obtained. Students must meet all applicable requirements listed in the Minors section of this catalog, including the Minor residence requirement.
The Digital Journalism Minor is useful to students in a variety of fields. This minor emphasizes theory, criticism, history and analysis of digital media, as well as journalism, social media, and design. This minor involves a core curriculum, as well as electives drawn from the Communication program and other disciplines. Students should work with the Communication Program Minor Coordinator to ensure that requirements are met.