A minor in journalism provides you with an introduction to the field of public relations, giving you opportunity to improve your verbal and writing skills, while creating the foundation for a rewarding career.
You will learn skills vital to the field of journalism and public relations as you study a wide variety of media-related subjects, including print and online media, media law, design and advertising.
Students in our journalism or public relations degree programs learn about all aspects of human communication through a diverse series of classes, including Interpersonal Communication, Introduction to Mass Media, Introduction to Public Speaking, Interviewing, Small Group Communication, Communication Criticism and Communication Theory.
Students can also sharpen their journalistic skills through participation with our campus newspaper, The Patriot. If you prefer debate, we also have a very active program in intercollegiate Debate and Individual Events, with students competing at the state, regional and national level. Did we mention our program is currently the top ranked program in the state of Kentucky?
WHAT CAN I DO WITH A COMMUNICATIONS DEGREE?
As a graduate of UC’s communications major, you’ll become effective and ethically responsible communicators, who can design, express, interpret and evaluate messages in a variety of contexts, including social, political and career settings. Many of our Kentucky communications degree recipients pursue careers in the fields of:
- Mass Communications
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