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Minors and specializations

Explore minors and specializations to add to your degree program.

A minor is an approved, coherent concentration of academic study in a single discipline, involving substantially fewer hours of credit than a corresponding major.  Cronkite students are not required to take a minor, but most students do have room in their schedules to add one and complete the classes without going over the 120 credits needed to graduate. Most minors entail six classes (18 credits); a few require more or less credits. Talk to your advisor or email if you are interested in pursuing a minor.

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Digital Audiences, Minor

Leverage social media, learn SEO, harness analytics and strategically grow audiences in this online minor open to any ASU student.

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Digital Media Literacy, Minor

Learn how digital media is verified and analyzed; how professionals use trustworthy information to engage communities; and how bad actors use misinformation to deceive.

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Media Analysis, Minor

Students get the tools they need to critically evaluate, analyze and interpret media messages to become wise consumers of media.

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Add a specialization to your journalism or sports journalism major.

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Digital Audiences, Graduate Certificate

Boost your digital marketing and strategy skills and learn how to grow and engage audiences in any field.