A Minor in Journalism is an excellent complement to a Major in many fields. Employers in a very wide range of professions value the highly transferable skills the Journalism Minor offers: communicating clearly in a wide range of formats, working in a multimedia environment, and conducting relevant research. Students with a Major in a different field and a Minor in Journalism are well-positioned to communicate about that field in a variety of ways and a variety of venues, including within their chosen profession, with the public, or as a specialist journalist. Students have lots of flexibility in choosing among courses focusing on writing, photography and video work, interactive graphics, and more. This minor may be applied towards any KPU bachelor's degree.
Students pursuing a minor in Journalism must be admitted to KPU for undergraduate studies.
Students pursuing this minor must declare their intention prior to graduation. A minor may only be declared as part of a bachelor’s degree..
Students must achieve a minimum grade of C in all required courses.
The Minor in Journalism requires completion of a minimum of 27 credits as follows:
|JRNL 1160||Introduction to Journalism||3 credits|
|JRNL 1220||Citizen Journalism||3 credits|
|JRNL 2120||Storytelling I||3 credits|
|JRNL 2230||Multimedia Storytelling||3 credits|
|JRNL 3155||Storytelling 2: Reporting||3 credits|
|Chosen from JRNL courses at the 3000- or 4000-level, excluding Work Experience and Honours courses.||12 credits|
Upon successful completion of the minor as part of a bachelor’s degree program, transcripts will indicate a Minor in Journalism.
At a Glance
Faculty of Arts
- Baccalaureate Degree
- Open intake
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