Want to Declare a DMJ or Comm Major or Minor? Here’s the Paperwork…

Want to declare or change a major or minor within the Digital Media & Journalism Department  or the Department of Communication?

To declare or change a major:

1. Please fill out these 2 forms (attached here in one PDF):

DECLARATION AND INTERNSHIP POLICY FOR NEW MAJORS_6.16.2020

Declaration/Change of Major form (page 1)
Acknowledgement of Internship Credit Policy (page 2)

All majors in DMJ are required to do internships. Communication students aren’t required but are encouraged to do one.
This form explains that it is your responsibility to get certified eligible to do an internship at least one semester PRIOR to LOOKING for an internship placement. Once approved for credit, approval remains valid until graduation, so long as your GPA remains above 2.5.

To declare or change a minor, fill out this form:

Declaration of Minor Form

2. Print, sign and scan or photograph each page and email to Amy Witkus at Witkusa@newpaltz.edu

You will be assigned a faculty advisor in our department.