Journalism Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Communication and Philosophy

http://www.fgcu.edu/CAS/Departments/CP/JournalismMinor.asp
(239) 590-7196

2013-2014 Catalog Year

Admission Requirements

  • Students must meet with a college advisor to declare a minor and review the course requirements.
  • A grade of C or higher is required for all courses in the minor.
  • A minimum of 12 credit hours of the minor must be completed at FGCU.
  • Students desiring certification of a minor and designation on their academic transcript must verify that the minor is displayed on their Graduation Application.

Requirements

Complete each of the following (16 hours):

  • JOU 2100 Journalistic Writing (3)
  • JOU 3201 News Editing (3)
  • MMC 2604 News Literacy (3)
  • MMC 2604L News Literacy Recitation (0)
  • MMC 3020 Grammar (1)
  • MMC 3125 News Reporting and Writing (3)
  • MMC 4211 Media, Law and Ethics (3)

Choose one of the following (3 hours):

  • MMC 3104 Writing for a Mass Audience (3)
  • RTV 3301 Audio and Video Journalism (3)

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED:   19 HRS

Transfer Notes and Acceptable Substitutes

Transfer credits will ordinarily be accepted from regionally accredited institutions and evaluated for appropriate credit toward requirements in the student's degree program.