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College of Communication and Information
School of Journalism and Mass Communication

201 Franklin Hall
Tel: 330-672-2572

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

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Type Course Title Credits
  COMM 21000 Communication Grammar Review 1
  JMC 20006 Multimedia Techniques 3
    22001 Photography 3
    46001 Information Graphics 3
    46056 Cybermedia Production 3
  VCD 37000 Visual Design for Media: Advanced 3
  Choose from the following: 3
  JMC 20004 Media Writing (3)  
    26001 Multimedia Newswriting (3)  
  Choose from the following: 3
  JMC 46000 Newspaper Design (3)  
    46020 Magazine Design (3)  

Requirement to declare minor: Minimum 2.000 cumulative 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 with a major within the College of Communication and Information.

Minimum 2.700 GPA in the minor required for graduation.