The skills necessary for journalism are naturally applicable to venues in and beyond the Media. Students will gain skills in observation, reporting, organizing information, and increasing a project's impact through photography and/or other electronic media.
When you read or watch the news do you have an eye for accuracy, fairness, good storytelling, and professionalism? If you're the kind of person who believes the world deserves the clearest possible view of important news, you might be cut out for journalism. Careers in this field are fast-paced, diverse, and critical to a healthy democracy.
A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.
To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.
In addition to University Requirements:
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.
|Minimum Units for Completion||19|
Student Learning Outcomes
Students will develop a strong foundation in the history, philosophy, laws, and ethics of journalism, and will incorporate this knowledge into their practice of journalism. Students will:
Take the following 19 units:Select one course from (3 units):
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.