2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 14, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Journalism Studies Minor

College of Sciences
Nicholson School of Communication and Media
Nicholson School of Communication & Media Building (NSCM), 130

Associate Instructor & Journalism Program Coordinator: Lance Speere

Nicholson Academic Student Services Center (NASSC):

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.

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 and Media.

Prerequisite Courses

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

Required Courses (3 Credit Hours)

Restricted Electives (15 Credit Hours)

Select from the following:

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 18

Other Requirements

  • Internship, co-op, or independent study credit cannot be used toward the minor without school permission.