Learn the essential journalistic skills and knowledge to effectively communicate information and ideas across various communities and platforms.

The new Minor in Journalism and Social Change is a skill-based program that provides students with foundational knowledge in journalism, literacy skills, community engagement, and the tools to understand and respond to social change.

Students will be able to complement their major field of study with practical  skills, critical thinking and analytical news literacy, with a focus on the role of journalism and social change.

The minor will be taught by the school’s experienced professors and industry experts, recognised as leaders in digital journalism and media scholarship.

Students are required to take two 200 level three-credit journalism courses and four 300 and 400 level journalism courses. Students pursuing the minor degree will also be required to take six credits, chosen from a range of courses that address social change or journalism skills in related disciplines such as sociology, writing studies and First Nations Studies.

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