Required Courses for Journalism Minor Tracks

Each minor track requires 18 hours of coursework to be completed at UNT.

Broadcast focus

  • Jour 2300 Principles of News
  • Jour 2310 Intro to Media Writing
  • Jour 3300 Vis Communication for News
  • Jour 3323 News Writing for Broadcast and the Web
  • 5th Class--Free choice
  • 6th Class--Free choice

News writing/editing focus

  • Jour 2300 Principles of News
  • Jour 2310 Intro to Media Writing
  • Jour 3321 News Reporting/Writing/Editing
  • Jour 3310 Feature Writing OR Jour 4321 Opinion Writing
  • Jour 4510 Media Ethics OR Jour 4620 Mass Comm Law
  • 6th Class--Free choice

Photojournalism focus

  • Jour 2300 Principles of News
  • Jour 2310 Intro to Media Writing
  • Jour 3321 News Reporting/Writing/Editing
  • Jour 3310 Feature Writing OR Jour 4321 Opinion Writing
  • Jour 3700 Photojournalism
  • Jour 4720 Multimedia Storytelling for News

Advertising focus

  • Jour 2000 Principles of Strategic Communication
  • Jour 3020 Advertising Concepts
  • Jour 3040 Advertising Media and Marketing
  • Jour 3050 Advertising Creative
  • Jour 3055 Visual Strategy
  • 6th Class--Free choice

Public relations focus

  • Jour 2000 Principles of Strategic Communication
  • Jour 3400 Fundamentals of PR
  • Jour 3410 PR for Non Profit
  • Jour 4270 Strategic Social Media
  • Jour 4440 PR Case Studies
  • 6th Class--Free choice