Editing and Publishing, MinorView Checksheet
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 15
Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 9
Program Code: N310
The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.
No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.
At least six (6) credit hours must be earned in courses acceptable for residence credit by standards set forth by the College of Arts and Sciences, excluding transfer, correspondence, and examination (AP, CLEP, Advanced Standing) credit. Courses for the minor may not be taken Pass/ No Pass.
No single course may be used by a student to satisfy a major requirement and a minor requirement. A course may be used, however, to satisfy both a major support requirement and a minor requirement.
Requests to substitute a minor requirement must be approved in writing by the College of Arts and Sciences.
Students must successfully complete at least 15 hours of courses, including at least 9 hours at the upper-division level.
- A grade of C or better must be earned in each course counted for minor credit.
|Students must earn a passing grade on a test of English-language skills administered by the College of Journalism or the OU Writing Center.|
|Choose two courses (6 hours) from the following: 1||6|
|Introduction to Visual Culture and Media Literacy|
|Business and Professional Communication|
|Visual Communication II|
|Literary and Cultural Analysis|
|Critical Methods: Texts/Contexts/Theories /Critics|
|The History Sleuth|
|Media Writing & Storytelling|
|Additional Upper-Division Coursework|
|Choose 3 courses (9 hours) from the following: 2||9|
|Visual Communication Topics|
|Computer Mediated Communication|
|Magazine Editing and Publishing in the Humanities|
|Special Topics in World Literature Today (publishing-related topics)|
|Independent Study (publishing-related topics)|
|Special Topics Colloquium|
|Magazine Industry and Issues|
|Total Credit Hours||15|
If a student wishes to use a course not listed here to fulfill the disciplinary methods requirement, it must be pre-approved.
Up to three hours of upper-division independent study coursework may count for the minor.
Up to three hours of internship with a journal or magazine at OU, the OU Daily (JMC 3011), the OU Press, or another publishing company, may count toward the minor.
Up to three hours of variable topics courses in any discipline, provided they have a publishing focus, may count toward the minor; however, they must be pre-approved.
- Minors in the College of Arts & Sciences are available to all undergraduate students at OU. If the minor is officially declared, successfully completed, and noted on the graduation application, the student’s transcript will so indicate at the time the bachelor’s degree is posted.