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Journalism and Electronic Media Undergraduate Minors


Why chose Journalism and Electronic Media minors?

The JEM minors are designed to offer students the chance to become better content creators and boost storytelling skills. Students will broaden their knowledge and achieve professional skills that employers are seeking in their workforce.


Journalism and Electronic Media Minor Courses
(18 hours)

  • JREM 175 Introduction to Journalism and Creative Media
  • JREM 200 Multimedia Writing  (Meets University General Education Requirement)
  • JREM 230 Multimedia Reporting
  • JREM 367 Mass Communication History or JREM 410 Media Ethics
  • JREM 400 Mass Communication Law and Ethics
  • JREM 466 Media, Diversity and Society

For more detailed information consult the academic catalog

Journalism and Electronic Media Minor Declaration

Digital Media

The Digital Media minor is designed for students who want to learn how to write, design, create, and successfully launch digital media content for such purposes as blogging, website development, and online marketing and promotions. The minor is well suited for students across varying disciplines who wish to have an effective digital presence for professional growth and/or an effective entrepreneurial initiative. Students will develop skills that will allow them to be agile in facing emerging media.

Digital Media Minor Declaration

Broadcast Meteorology

The Broadcast Meteorology minor is an interdisciplinary program between the Department of Geography and the School of Journalism and Electronic Media. Students will learn about meteorology, climatology, and weather forecasting, and develop skills to research, write, produce, and effectively deliver stories on camera. This minor is designed to prepare those students who intend to pursue a career in broadcast meteorology or enter a graduate program in meteorology.

Broadcast Meteorology Minor Declaration