Journalism

Journalism Course Descriptions

JOURN 101 Journalism Practica
Credit Hours:
1

Provide laboratory or workshop experiences in journalism writing and design. Registration is with the journalism coordinator at final registration. Restrictions: maximum of two Journalism practica hours per year; maximum of four Journalism practica hours toward major or minor.

JOURN 201 Journalism Practica
Credit Hours:
1

Provide laboratory or workshop experiences in journalism writing and design. Registration is with the journalism coordinator at final registration. Restrictions: maximum of two Journalism practica hours per year; maximum of four Journalism practica hours toward major or minor.

JOURN 207 Print Writing and Reporting
Credit Hours:
3

Provides an introduction to the principles and concepts of writing and reporting for print media and the web. It involves reporting, interviewing, doing background research, writing, and analyzing news stories, and introduces students to journalistic ethics and codes of conduct. Cross listed as ENGL 207. Prerequisite: ENGL 121.

JOURN 219 Photojounalism
Credit Hours:
3

Covers the use of digital photography in journalism, with a focus on journalistic storytelling, digital photo editing, and legal and ethical concerns for photojournalists. Prerequisite: MEDIA 150, or permission of instructor.

JOURN 301 Journalism Practica
Credit Hours:
1

Provide laboratory or workshop experiences in journalism writing and design. Registration is with the journalism coordinator at final registration. Restrictions: maximum of two Journalism practica hours per year; maximum of four Journalism practica hours toward major or minor.

JOURN 399 Internship
Credit Hours:
3

Involves a supervised experience in the student’s major. The program is closely supervised by faculty members and an on-site director. Credit counts as 3 of the 16 internship hours which may be applied to graduation requirements. Graded S/U. Prerequisite: Junior standing, 2.5 GPA and instructor permission. Cross listed as DMD 399, MEDIA 399, PBRL 399.

JOURN 401 Journalism Practica
Credit Hours:
1

Provide laboratory or workshop experiences in journalism writing and design. Registration is with the journalism coordinator at final registration. Restrictions: maximum of two Journalism practica hours per year; maximum of four Journalism practica hours toward major or minor.

JOURN 495 Seminar
Credit Hours:
3

Exposes students to an intensive study in a selected area of emphasis. The first four weeks are devoted to the development of a project prospectus. The remainder of the semester is given to independent study under the guidance of an appropriate instructor. Prerequisite: MEDIA 308, 365, 450.

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