How to Apply
Are you ready to be a journalism or strategic communication major? First, you need to apply! Here's how.
Before You Apply
Students interested in a journalism or strategic communication major must be admitted to the College of Liberal Arts or another degree-seeking college at the University of Minnesota to apply.
Students are eligible to apply for major status, once they have:
- Completed or enrolled in JOUR 1001, earning a grade of C- or higher
- Completed 14 credits graded A-F
- Viewed the required online Pre-major Information Session
The Application Process
Watch the Pre-Major Information Session.
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Explore the Major Handbooks for overviews of each program.Journalism Handbook Strategic Communication Handbook Media and Information Handbook
Provide a completed application and associated requirements.Full Application & Instructions