Visual Journalism - Minor

College of Communication and Information
School of Journalism and Mass Communication
201 Franklin Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2572
jmc@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/jmc


Description

The Visual Journalism minor teaches the basic photography, videography and page layout design for newspapers and magazines.

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

  • Minimum 2.000 overall Kent State University GPA; or, if a first semester freshman or transfer student admitted in good standing, no established Kent State University GPA is needed. This minor is open only to students declared in a major in the College of Communication and Information.

Minor Requirements

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Minor Requirements
COMM 21000COMMUNICATION GRAMMAR REVIEW 1
JMC 20006MULTIMEDIA TECHNIQUES 3
JMC 22001PHOTOGRAPHY 3
JMC 46001INFORMATION GRAPHICS 3
JMC 46056CYBERMEDIA PRODUCTION 3
VCD 37000VISUAL DESIGN FOR MEDIA: ADVANCED 3
JMC 20004ADVERTISING WRITING AND STORYTELLING 3
or JMC 26001 WRITING ACROSS PLATFORMS
JMC 46000NEWSPAPER DESIGN 3
or JMC 46020 MAGAZINE DESIGN
Minimum Total Credit Hours:22

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.700