Changing your major to Journalism or adding Journalism as a minor
Because the Journalism major is in high demand, students who want to change their major to journalism or add journalism as a minor must complete the following steps:
1. Find out if Journalism is the right major for you by clicking here
2. Read the Journalism Student Handbook to find out what a Journalism major/minor entails. The link to the PDF can be found on the department homepage
3. Complete Eng 214.
4. Enroll in Jour 205 Social Impact of Journalism, Jour 221 Newswriting, Jour 222 Newswriting Lab. Please note that Jour 222 is not required for the minor. If you have completed these courses at a community college, you may skip to step 5a.
5. The department only accepts online applications to add Journalism as a major or minor for a *_one-week_* period in the Fall and Spring: For Fall term the last week of September; for Spring term the last week of February. Please follow the instructions below in the attachment for access to the online request.