The Department of English and the Department of Communication offer a minor in Journalism to N.C. State students, except Language, Writing and Rhetoric (LWR) English majors. The minor will provide coursework in writing and editing news and features for print and non-print media, as well as an introduction to the profession of journalism.
Required Courses (12 credit hours)
ENG 214 Introduction to Editing OR ENG 417 Editorial and Opinion Writing
ENG 316 Principles of News and Article Writing
ENG 416 Advanced News and Article Writing
COM 267 Electronic Media Writing: Theory and Practice
Elective Courses (3 credit hours)
Choose 1 of the following courses:
COM 421 Communication Law
COM 431 Communication in Political Campaigns
COM 441 Ethical Issues in Communication
ENG 350 Internship in Writing and Editing
ENG 417 Editorial and Opinion Writing
ENG 520 Science Writing for the Media (with permission)
Only open to Communication Majors
COM 417 Advanced Topics in Communication and Race
COM 447 Communication and Globalization
COM 457 Media and Family
COM 487 Internet and Society
Admissions and Certification of Minor
Students may declare their intention to complete the Journalism minor by consulting with Professor Paul Isom as listed below.
Paul Isom will certify the minor prior to graduation. The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program. Paperwork for certification should be completed no later than during the registration period for the student's final semester at NC State.
Contact PersonPaul Isom