Journalism is for creative communicators passionate about storytelling and the pursuit of truth. The journalism minor at Gordon is an ideal complement to many other majors as it allows you to explore both the theoretical and practical aspects of journalism, including news gathering, reporting, writing and editing. Enhanced by a faith-based landscape, a journalism minor provides a well-rounded perspective. It prepares you for a wide variety of careers in media, marketing, communications and other related fields.
At Gordon we value the art of storytelling, and in a 24-hour news cycle we give you ample opportunities to practice. You’ll gain experience working with a range of news media, including print and digital. Shape conversations happening on campus in real-time by contributing to the Tartan or the Gordon Review—two student-led publications on campus.
Thanks to Gordon’s low student-to-faculty ratio, you will be mentored by highly experienced faculty who will prepare you for excellence and meaning in your work. In addition to an excellent classroom experience, you’ll bring your perspective to life through experiences like internships, campuswide competitions and student clubs. After graduating you’ll join a network of connected alumni who live their faith and excel in their careers.
Our goal at Gordon is for you to become confident in who God made you to be, prepared with the tools to make a positive impact through your work.
A journalism minor will provide you with a range of skills and experiences that can be applied to various career paths in the media and communication industries. A minor in journalism can lead to careers including: