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Program overview
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
29 May 2022

28 August 2022

Program description

Minor in Journalism

Students applying to the journalism minor should have normally completed a minimum of 30 credits of course work and be in good academic standing.

  • The minor consists of a minimum of 18 credits, including at least nine credits in courses at or above the 300 level.
  • At least nine credits of the 18 credits required for the minor must be taken in residence at AUS.
  • At least six credits of the nine credits at or above the 300 level must be taken in residence at AUS.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.00 must be earned in courses completed to satisfy the minor.

Students seeking a minor in journalism must successfully complete the following courses or their equivalent. All course prerequisites must be satisfied.

This minor is not open to mass communication students in the journalism concentration.

Admission requirements

Minor Requirements (9 credits)

  • MCM 150 Introduction to Mass Communication Studies
  • MCM 231 Writing for Mass Communication
  • MCM 275 Principles of Journalism

Minor Electives (minimum of 9 credits)

Students must successfully complete a minimum of nine credits in 300 level or above MCM courses selected from the journalism concentration’s required or elective courses.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

Tuition fee : AED 96,140 per year

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American University of Sharjah

Founded in 1997, American University of Sharjah (AUS) is an independent, non-profit, coeducational institution of higher education formed on the American liberal arts model. Acclaimed for its academic excellence and multicultural environment, AUS is ranked among the top 10 universities...

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American University of Sharjah

University City PO Box 26666 Sharjah, UAE
26666 Sharjah Ash Shariqah
United Arab Emirates

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