Writing for Media Minor

The Writing for Media Minor at Henderson State University requires 17 hours total course work. Requirements include:

  • MMC 1013 - Mass Media in Modern Society
  • MMC 4293 - Creative Nonfiction OR
  • MMC 4223 - Magazine and Feature Writing
  • MMC Practicum - Minimum of two semesters in practicum credits for positions with Oracle, Star, HTV or KSWH.  Practicum credits with Star, HTV and KSWH must be in writing positions and receive prior approval from Writing for Media advisor.
  • Electives - 9 credits of approved electives: 
    • MMC 3103 - Advanced Reporting
    • MMC 3203 - Sports Reporting
    • MMC 3493 - Preproduction
    • MMC 4223 - Magazine and Feature Writing
    • MMC 4293 - Creative Nonfiction
    • MMC 4304 Online Journalism

Independent Study, Special Topics or related coursed in Mass Media, Communication, Theatre or other programs may count toward the Writing for Media Minor only with prior approval of Writing for Media advisor for projects specifically focused on writing for the media. These courses will fulfill a maximum of three credits toward the minor.