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The Minor(s)

1.  Journalism (Liberal Arts) Minor

Recommended for students who wish to supplement a major in another discipline.

  • Required Units (crs.): 24 minimum

  • Required Courses:

    • Journalism: Journalism 141, 221, 324

  • Electives: 15 units (crs.) from the department's offerings to meet the 24 unit (cr.) minimum requirement of the minor. Journalism 412 Media Law is strongly recommended.

  • Comment:

    Students minoring in Journalism should consult an adviser to arrange an appropriate program of electives.

2.  Journalism (Secondary Education) Minor

Recommended for students who wish to teach Journalism.

  • Required Units (crs.): 24 minimum

  • Required Courses:

    • Education: Secondary Education 496

    • Journalism: Journalism 141, 221, 250, 324, 327, 371, 412

  • Electives: Three units (crs.) from the department’s offerings to meet the 24 unit (cr.) requirement of minor.

  • Other Requirements: Education Secondary Education 496, (not counted in 24 unit (cr.) minimum).

  • Comment: 
    Requirements for teaching minor are set by the state Department of Public Instruction. Substitutions for any of the listed courses must be cleared by the department chair.

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