Oct 26, 2020  
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

Minor: Journalism


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OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum number of credits required to earn minor:  18

GPA requirements to earn minor:  Students graduating with a minor in a CLAS field must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in the courses in the minor field that are credited toward completion of the minor.

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor:  Grade of “C” or higher required in all courses.

Other requirements:  A minimum of 9 credit hours must be completed at the University of Maine.

Contact Information:  Paul Grosswiler, Chair, 443 Dunn Hall, 581-1287, paulg@maine.edu


Firmly grounded in the liberal arts, the minor degree in Journalism provides students with an understanding of the practice and profession of journalism. The minor introduces students to the history of journalism, the basics of media writing, and the contemporary landscape of journalistic forms. Students also sample from various practice courses to advance their skills as journalists.

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