Minor in Journalism and Mass Communication

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Students interested in the Journalism and Mass Communication minor should fill out a declaration form, declaring the minor before the end of their junior year. Declaration forms are available here and at the SMPA front desk.

These requirements apply to students declaring a JMC Minor in Fall, 2015 or later.  Minors who declared prior to Fall, 2015,  are required to take 6 credits from the list of Skills courses and 6 credits from the list of Media Studies courses. The SMPA advisor for JMC minors is Professor Lee Huebner.

Minors must take 18 credit hours of SMPA courses including:

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