Journalism

Updated 8/20/14


JOUR 106
INTRO TO NEWS WRITING I (H) (5)
Learn the difference between news writing and other types of writing. Practice writing a variety of kinds of news articles.

JOUR 107
INTRO TO NEWS WRITING II (H) (3)
Start, develop and polish hard news and soft news stories. Practice gathering information from a variety of sources. Prerequisite: JOUR 106.

JOUR 160
INTRODUCTION TO MASS MEDIA (H) (5)
A survey of the mass media in America; newspapers, magazines, books, recorded music, radio, television, motion pictures, the World Wide Web, with emphasis on development, structure, function, audience, content, effect, and social responsibility.

JOUR 170
RACISM, SESIXM AND THE MEDIA (D) (H) (5)
Issues of race and gender in the media from both an historical and a current perspective. Corequisite: JOUR 180.

JOUR 180
ISSUES IN MASS MEDIA (2)
Discuss and interpret issues as they relate to the media. Learn to evaluate media messages critically.

JOUR 206
NEWS REPORTING AND WRITING (5)
Write a variety of in-depth and extended coverage news articles concentrating on enterprise and package projects. Practice writing editorials, columns and reviews. Learn the basics of broadcast and public relations writing. Prerequisite: JOUR 106, 107, 111, ENGL 101.