2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Nov 12, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Journalism Studies Minor

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College of Sciences
Nicholson School of Communication, NSC, Room: 143

Dr. Steve Collins, Area Coordinator, steven.collins@ucf.edu
Nicholson Academic Student Services, nassc@ucf.edu,

The Journalism Studies minor is well suited for students who seek to better understand the role journalism plays in society as well as the forces that shape journalism. A key component of this minor is media literacy, which is the ability to thoughtfully analyze messages disseminated through the news media.

Minor Admission Requirements

  • Not open to Ad-PR, Journalism, or Radio-TV majors

Minor Requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in all courses used to satisfy minor.
  • Grades below a “C” (2.0) are not accepted in the minor.
  • At least 12 hours used in the minor must be earned at UCF within the Nicholson School of Communication.

Prerequisite Courses

  • Students must satisfy each course’s prerequisites before enrolling in the class.

Required Courses

Restricted Electives (15 Credit Hours)

Select from the following:

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 18

Other Requirements

  • No credit by exam (TSD, Military credit) may be used in the minor.
  • Internship, co-op, or independent study credit cannot be used toward the minor without school permission.

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