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Students who wish to minor in journalism will take 18 hours with at least 9 hours of upper-level classes. All students are required to take one entry-level course plus 5 other courses. Depending on the electives chosen, a student could select a general journalism minor or one with a focus in strategic communications or news. (See the Journalism Minor Guide for a list of selected courses and prerequisites.)

To receive a minor in journalism, a grade of C or better must be earned in each journalism course completed in residence or transferred to UNT.

Nine hours of upper-level journalism courses must be taken in residence at UNT.

The grammar, spelling and punctuation exam (GSP) is required for a minor in news and for all courses that have the GSP exam listed as a prerequisite.

Prerequisites for upper-level classes must be completed.