Minor in Journalism
Units required for Minor: 21
The Sacramento State Journalism program provides both a general academic experience and professional preparation. Sacramento's program emphasizes writing, editing, writing for interactive media, and other courses necessary to prepare students for success in media-related jobs; it also includes courses that critically examine media as an institution.
Journalism majors are the core of students who write for The State Hornet, a weekly newspaper with a website updated daily at www.statehornet.com.
A student at Sacramento State may major either in Journalism or in Government-Journalism. A minor in Journalism is valuable to the student entering a career field in which journalism plays a role.
The Journalism graduate who wants to work for a newspaper should expect to serve an apprenticeship with a small newspaper before moving up to a metropolitan daily. Journalism graduates also work as magazine editors and writers, as publications employees in government agencies and associations, in broadcast journalism, and in public affairs.
|Required Courses (9 Units)|
|JOUR 30||News Writing||3|
|JOUR/COMS 55||Media Communication and Society||3|
|JOUR 153||Journalism Law and Ethics||3|
|Electives (12 Units)|
|Select 12 additional units of upper division elective courses 1||12|