2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Journalism Minor

Takes a minimum of four semesters to complete.

22 hours in journalism, including

JOUR 10113Media Writing and Editing

3

JOUR 10203Introduction to Journalism

3

JOUR 10303Introduction to Visual Journalism

3

JOUR 20003Diversity and the Media

3

JOUR 30204Reporting

4

JOUR 40523Law and Ethics of Mass Communication

3

One upper-level reporting course from this list:

JOUR 30303Radio/TV Newswriting

3

JOUR 40453Business Journalism

3

JOUR 40463Public Affairs Reporting

3

JOUR 40473Specialized Reporting

3

JOUR 40483Sports Journalism

3

JOUR 40493Opinion and Commentary

3

JOUR 40643Long-Form Journalism

3

Meaning all journalism minors must have at least one specialized reporting course and be enrolled in JOUR 30204 before enrolling in any elective course in the Department of Journalism.

The Department of Journalism welcomes minors in journalism who are committed to significant journalism instruction while they specialize in majors that educate them in broad subject areas that may relate to news coverage. Students should recognize that it usually takes four regular semesters to complete the journalism minor. Students are strongly encouraged to become active in TCU student media.

Journalism Residence Requirement

Once a student is enrolled at TCU, he or she must take courses required for the journalism major and the journalism minor at TCU.