Minor in Broadcast Journalism

The Minor in Broadcast Journalism, which is administered by the School of Journalism, provides students a strong foundation for a career in broadcast journalism. Using cutting-edge technology, students will gain experience in audio and video storytelling, on-air performance and the production of high-end newscasts, replicating the real-world of visual media for television and other digital platforms. MSU’s School of Journalism is one of the few programs in the country that offers both radio and TV news and producing. You’ll learn the trade from our award-winning faculty who have worked in the industry. 

Eligibility

The minor is available to students who are enrolled in the Journalism major at Michigan State University. With the approval of the department and college that administer the student’s degree program, the courses that are used to satisfy the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree. To be considered for admission, a student must have been formally admitted to the Journalism major. 

Application Process 

Students who plan to apply to the program should complete an application and submit it to the School of Journalism. The application will be available beginning in the summer of 2018.

Program Requirements

Once accepted to the minor, you will meet with your Journalism advisor to plan future enrollment. With the approval of the Journalism department, courses that are used to satisfy the requirements for the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor's degree.

Minor Requirements

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Advisor Contact
Julie Hagopian
Lead Advisor
hagopia9@msu.edu
(517) 432-2634

Faculty Contact
Bob Gould
Broadcast Journalist in Residence
gouldro@msu.edu
(517) 353-6405