Journalism Courses & Requirements

Degrees Offered:

  • Minor: Journalism

Course Listings

  • Click here to read complete descriptions of the Journalism courses offered from the Department of English at Wittenberg.
  • Click here to read complete descriptions of the Journalism courses offered from the Department of Communication & Digital Media at Wittenberg.
  • Click here to read complete descriptions of the Journalism courses offered from the Department of Art at Wittenberg.

Degree Requirements:

Minor in Journalism (20 credits)

Required Courses

  • ENGL 241: Beginning Journalism
  • CMDM 205: Media Literacy
  • ENGL 320: Advanced News Writing  OR  ENGL 321: Advanced Feature Writing

Eight (8) credits from the following:

  • ART 145: Introduction to Computer Imaging
  • ART 241: Introduction to Photography
  • ART 280: Digital Photography
  • CMDM 351: Media Law
  • CMDM 491: Internship (must be approved for minor)
  • ENGL 320 or ENGL 321 (whichever is not taken for the core requirement above)
  • ENGL 491: Internship (must be approved for minor)

Senior minors will also submit a portfolio of their journalistic work with a brief reflective essay.

NOTE: The journalism minor can be taken in combination with an English major with two courses overlapping; the journalism minor could also potentially overlap two courses with a communication major.

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