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It is expected that students will spend 2 to 3 hours, minimally, outside of the classroom/laboratory performing course related work such as readings, research, homework assignments, practica, studio work, and other academic work for every hour of instruction spent in the classroom/laboratory.
This course provides an overview of modern mass media systems and industries and the historical context for their development. It also explores contemporary interrelationships among the media, discusses future media systems, and reviews major trends in media research to provide an analytical framework for media consumption, and provides students the opportunity to gain hands-on newswriting experience.
(3 contact hours) (TAG) [Catalog Entry]
This course introduces students to the basic principles of media writing for print, broadcast, and public relations. The course emphasizes news style and routine news coverage including interviewing techniques and news judgement. (3 contact hours) [Catalog Entry]
This course offers an introduction to an editor's responsibilities, with an emphasis on copyediting skills, headline writing, art selection and sizing, and editing for accuracy, taste, libel, readability, news judgment, and news values. It introduces students to the fundamentals of publication design through publication assignments. (6 contact hours: 2 lecture, 4 lab) [Catalog Entry]
Prerequisite: JRNL 1100
This course is designed for students interested in obtaining practical journalism experience in the writing, editing, and production of the college newspaper. Students may take this course up to six times for credit.
(3 contact hours: 3 lab) [Catalog Entry]