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Department of Journalism

Minors

Interested in broadening your knowledge of journalism? Check out our minor options for current students and students entering in or after Fall 2011.

For Current Students (Admitted Before Fall 2011)

Journalism Minor

JR 101 Discovering Journalism
JR 102 The Newsgathering Process
JR 103 The Digital Journalist

Plus one of the following courses:

JR 204 Print: Covering the Day's News
JR 205 Broadcast Journalism
JR 290 Journalism Law and Ethics
JR 485 Journalism Topics
JR 570 Global Journalism
JR 571 Newsroom Management
JR 574 The Press and Propaganda
JR 585 Journalism Topics

History Minor

HI 102 Western Civilization and Culture
or
HI 200 Contemporary World History
Plus three other History courses

Political Science Minor

PL 225 U.S. Government and Politics
And three other Political Science courses

For Students Entering in Fall 2011*

Journalism Minor

JR 101 Discovering Journalism
JR 102 The Newsgathering Process
JR 103 The Digital Journalist
JR 202 Beat Reporting Across Media

And one additional journalism course from the culture or public affairs pod or the broadcast, writing or multimedia platforms.

*Students in the Class of 2014 who opt in to the new curriculum can also choose this minor.

Dan Rather

Journalists Interviewing Journalists

Emerson journalism students walked the red carpet as reporters at the 31st annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards in New York City. Working on assignment for WEBN, they interviewed other journalists in the industry, including Dan Rather, Jim Lehrer, and Brian Williams.

Watch the interviews here »

Hardings

Ed Harding ’75 and Adam Harding ’08

Like Father, Like Son

When the son of WCVB veteran anchor Ed Harding ’75, Adam Harding ’08, got his first TV reporting job two years ago, the elder Harding told the The Boston Herald he dreamed of the day when his son would say, “Now back to you, Dad.” Read the full story »