A minor in journalism, advertising, and media studies consists of a minimum of 18 credits in journalism, advertising, and media studies including:

JAMS 101Introduction to Mass Media3
JAMS 201Media Writing3
Select 12 additional JAMS credits12
Total Credits18

Additional Requirements

  • At least 9 credits must be at the 300 level or above taken in residence at UWM.
  • The College requires that students attain at least a 2.0 GPA on credits in the minor attempted at UWM.
  • Students must attain a 2.0 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including transfer work.

Minor Checklist

Contact Undergraduate Director Camila Guarda Velasco (guardave@uwm.edu) for information about the Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies program.