Feb 27, 2021  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2014-2015 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English Minor in Journalism

English Minor in Journalism Requirements

Open to all non-English majors. English majors interested in Journalism, please see Journalism Certificate Program .

21 semester hours of coursework with a C (2.0) or better in each class. Three courses are required: 1) ENGL 206 Language of Journalism ; 2) ENGL 381 Journalism and New Media ; and 3) a 400-level journalism Capstone Course with a special backpack/long-form journalism component. ENGL 206  must be taken before or concurrently with ENGL 381 . The lower division requirement (ENGL 206 ) will give Journalism minor students the foundation for further study, acquaint them with journalistic formats, and teach them the fundamentals of reportage and news literacy, essential tools for all apprentice journalists. Students may be exempted from taking ENGL 206  and enroll in ENGL 301 Writing for Journalism I: Workshop  instead, if they can demonstrate (via résumé and portfolio) significant secondary or post-secondary journalism proficiency and experience. ENGL 381 Journalism and New Media  is the essential introduction to non-print news platforms all Journalism minors must navigate and populate. The 400-level required course will be subtitled "Capstone Course." A course list follows:

1. Two required courses

(6 semester hours)

2. One course in community journalism or specialized journalism

(3 semester hours)

3. One 400-level capstone course with backpack journalism/long-form focus

(3 semester hours).

Restricted to senior Journalism minors.

4. Three electives

(9 semester hours)

Total: 21 semester hours