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School of Journalism Minor

The SBU School of Journalism offers a minor in journalism.

The program is intended to support students who are pursuing degrees and careers that would benefit from a deeper understanding of journalism, communication theory, media studies, and the basic skills to craft effective mass messages.

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Journalism Minor

With a minor in journalism, you will gain a basic understanding of journalistic principles and the role journalism plays in society. Whatever your major and career goals, a minor in journalism will make you a better-informed consumer of news, improve your analytical skills, and enhance your communication and writing abilities.  

Program Requirements

To complete the journalism minor, you are required to take:

  • News Literacy
  • Introduction to Mass Media
  • Introduction to Digital Journalism
  • History of Mass Media

 You will also choose three electives, at or above the 300-level.

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