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The minor in Journalism allows students in other majors to explore their interest in journalism. The minor also prepares students for various career options and freelance opportunities. The program includes crucial core courses in journalism fundamentals while offering electives that allow students to specialize in several topics and build off of other majors. Students learn the rights and responsibilities of journalists in a democratic society and practice using technology and social media in the service of good journalism. The minor intends to equip students to be savvy reporters, as well as multimedia storytellers.