Auburn Bulletin 2023-2024

Journalism Minor

The minor in journalism introduces students to the role of the news media in American society and the basic skills necessary for the practice of the field. The minor is open to all undergraduate students.

Required Courses
JRNL 1000Foundations of Journalism3
CMJN 2100Concepts in Communications and Journalism3
JRNL 2210Newswriting3
Select 9 additional hours from JRNL.9
Total Hours18

Students must earn at least a 2.0 in the minor to successfully complete it.


If a student has taken a course to fulfill requirements of the College or School core/major, it cannot count toward the minor. In this case, the student must select an additional three hour course from the approved list of courses.


This minor requires 9 hours of foundations course work and 9 hours of course work at the 3000 level and above. Students must talk with their advisers to identify appropriate area course work and ensure that they meet the prerequisites for each course.