Jul 22, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25

Visual Communication—Photojournalism Minor


Minor Code OR6922

Scripps College of Communication   
School of Visual Communication   
250 Schoonover Center for Communication
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4898
www.ohio.edu/scripps-college/viscom
viscom@ohio.edu

Tim Goheen, Director
goheen@ohio.edu
Stan Alost, Graduate Director
alost@ohio.edu

Program Overview

This proposed minor will provide students, particularly in related fields, with the foundational knowledge and basic storytelling skills to create visual communication messages rooted in journalistic standards using both still photography as well as audio and video. The minor can be accomplished in 15 credit hours.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

This minor has selective admission requirements based on a 3.0 GPA and a portfolio review.

Change of Program Policy

This minor has selective admission requirements based on a 3.0 GPA and a portfolio review.

External Transfer Admission

This minor has selective admission requirements based on a 3.0 GPA and a portfolio review.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Completion of the Photojournalism minor will provide students with skills to enhance their marketability and career paths. In particular, students pursuing careers in the convergence of journalism and non-profit work, social media communications, marketing, visual anthropology could benefit as more and more of these careers require a multitude of visual skills.

Requirements

Minor Hours Requirement


The Photojournalism minor requires a minimum of 15 credit hours.

Elective Course Requirement


Complete one of the following courses with a grade of C (2.0) or better: