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Journalism Courses & Requirements

Degrees Offered:

  • Minor: Journalism

Course Listings

  • Click here to read complete descriptions of the Journalism courses offered from the English department at Wittenberg.
  • Click here to read complete descriptions of the Journalism courses offered from the Communication department at Wittenberg.
  • Click here to read complete descriptions of the Journalism courses offered from the Art department at Wittenberg.

Degree Requirements:

Minor in Journalism (20 credits)

Required Courses

  • English 241: Beginning Journalism
  • Communication 290S: Media Literacy
  • English 320: Advanced News Writing OR English 321: Advanced Feature Writing

Eight (8) credits from the following:

  • Art 145A: Introduction to Computer Imaging
  • Art 241A: Introduction to Photography
  • Art 280A: Digital Photography
  • Communication 351: Media Law
  • Communication 491: Internship (must be approved for minor)
  • English 244: Opinion Journalism
  • English 320 or 321 (whichever is not taken for the core requirement above)
  • English 492: 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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