Minor in Journalism

The Minor in Journalism is intended to give students majoring in another discipline an opportunity to pursue their interests in journalism in an organized way. A total of 21 units is required.  All course work used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0.


Required Courses (15 units)

Journalism Minor Requirements
Course # Title Units
JOUR 205 Social Impact of Journalism 3 units
JOUR 221 News Writing 3 units
JOUR 226 Digital News Gathering 3 units
JOUR 300GW Reporting - GWAR 3 units
JOUR 307 News Media Law 3 units

Electives (6 units)

Choose any two other Journalism courses from the bulletin. Students may take publication laboratory and internship classes as electives.

View the SF State Bulletin for information about the Minor in Journalism.