JOURNALISM MINOR CURRICULUM
Journalism is a minor at City College and that's a wonderful opportunity for students from every department. You can learn from professors working in the field today about what makes great journalism and how to report and write like a professional.
The minor in journalism consists of four required 3-credit courses and two electives for a total of 18 credits. Most students also participate in campus student media and intern at local news organizations.
MCA 101: Introduction to Media Studies
MCA 233: Introduction to Journalism
MCA 333: Reporting and Writing
(Note, students can take either Radio or Television Journalism as the fourth required course. Or take both, and apply one as an elective.)
MCA 341: Radio Journalism
MCA 343: Television Journalism
Select two from the following list.
MCA 105: Introduction to Media Production
MCA 365: Social Media Strategies
MCA 31013: Supervised Radio Station Study (by permission)
MCA 401: Ethics and Values in Communication
BLST 31136: Race & Media
English 230: Writing Workshop in Prose
English 342: Advanced Grammar
Soc 250: Theory of Mass Culture and Mass Communications
Art 24020 Photojournalism
Media Internship or Independent Study for Academic Credit (by permission of program director)
Our journalism students publish their stories on HarlemView. They also write for the student publications The Campus and The Paper.