Division of Humanities
To inquire about this program:
Peter Schaefer | 212-517-0678 | E-mail
The field of journalism is undergoing an exciting transformation as it adapts to new technologies and branches out into new media outlets. MMC's journalism minor prepares students for careers in this vibrant and evolving profession by providing them with a solid foundation in traditional journalistic skills and equipping students to enter the contemporary workplace. Its foundational courses develop the research, writing, and reporting skills that are necessary across the journalistic spectrum and explore the unique challenges that journalists face in the 21st century, including the impact of new technologies on the profession and the legal questions and ethical issues with which it continually grapples. Its Areas of Specialization courses allow students to continue developing their skills as reporters as they apply them to specific fields, including the arts, science, business, and politics. Finally, students gain professional experience through an internship, independent study, or journalism practicum. With well-developed journalistic skills, with an understanding of the unique challenges facing journalists in the 21st century, with the opportunity to apply their skills in a range of specific areas, and with practical experience, Journalism minors are ready to become part of an exciting and ever evolving profession.