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Eckerd College
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Support your major with a minor in Journalism


The journalism minor consists of three core courses and two electives. The three core courses are CW 220A Journalism, CW 320 Advanced Journalism, and CM 360A Media Ethics. The two electives must be chosen from the following courses:

  • AR 244 Digital Photography (prerequisite AR 101A, AR 102A, AR 229A)
  • AR 322 Advanced Photography Critique (prerequisite AR 229A or AR 244 and permission)
  • CM 306 Gender, Sexuality, and Media (prerequisite CM 101)
  • CM 221A Media and Society
  • CM 223 Argumentation and Debate
  • CO 200E Writing the Environment
  • CO 328 Advanced Research Writing
  • CO 122 Analytic and Persuasive Writing
  • CW1 300A / CW2 300A Internship with the Current (two semester course)
  • CW 404 Web Journalism
  • CW 204A Creative Nonfiction

Students majoring in Communication may only count CM 360A Media Ethics for their major and the journalism minor. Students majoring in Creative Writing and seeking the journalism minor are not allowed to count the same workshop courses for both the major and minor. Students choosing to minor in both Journalism and Creative Writing cannot overlap courses to meet the requirements.

Student Journalists

Student Journalists

Read about how Eckerd students and alumni supported their major with a minor in Journalism. Visit the Students section for details.

Journalist of the Year

Each May, The Current's Journalist of the Year is recognized for the year's best work in writing, photography, design, and innovation.

2014 - Teresa Young
2013 - Malena Carollo '13
2012 - Carver Elliott Lee '13
2011 - Max Martinez '12
2010 - Petra Stevenson '11