Professional Writing, Minor

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 15

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 15

Program Code: N796

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.

Request to substitute a minor requirement must be approved in writing by the Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication.

Required Courses
JMC 3011Practicum 11
JMC 3504Introduction to Professional Writing4
JMC 4524Writing the Short Story4
Choose 6 hours from the following:6
Mystery Writing
Sci-Fi & Fantasy Writing
Young Adult Fiction Writing
JMC 4583
Special Topics
Total Credit Hours15

JMC 3011 may be taken at anytime during the minor. 

  • Minors 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.