Program Overview

A minor in Journalism and Mass Communication requires completing 21 credit hours in departmental courses.  All of the courses required to complete the minor are available in the online format.

Who is Eligible?

Students admitted to an undergraduate Accelerated Online Program and students otherwise interested in an undergraduate online education option are eligible for the minor in Journalism and Mass Communication. Still, it is important to determine whether the minor is suitable. Interested students should connect with an academic advisor or reach out to advisors in the Communication & Journalism Department by calling 505-277-5305 or emailing

Program of Study

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

COMM 1140

Introduction to Media Writing


COMM 2135

Media Ethics and Law


COMM 2190

Writing and Editing for Multimedia Journalism


COMM 2185

Multimedia and Visual Communication


Elective Courses in COMM/CJ





It is possible to complete the elective requirement in the online format. Elective courses must include 12 credit hours of 300 to 400 level courses. Current online COMM and CJ courses are displayed here.

Contact your advisor to plan your personal program of study.

 Accelerated Online Program

At a Glance

Major Requirements: 21 Credit Hours

College/School: College of Arts and Sciences

Tuition: Special tuition rates apply to this program. Additional fees may apply.


Website: Communication and Journalism
Phone: 505-277-5305