JOURNALISM COURSES (JOURN)

JOURN 122 - BASIC NEWS WRITING (MC 919)

Introduction to news writing including, the techniques of news gathering, reporting, and interviewing; the use of library and online database research methods; and other related skills. Students write basic stories under real time constraints.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 0

JOURN 123 - BASIC NEWS EDITING

Prerequisite: JOURN 122 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval. This course is an introduction to the principles and techniques of electronic editing, information management, and publication design emphasizing the editing of body copy and display type for maximum clarity and impact.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 0

JOURN 142 - PHOTOJOURNALISM

Prerequisite: JOURN 122 or ART 140 or MCOMM 110 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval. An introduction to the principles and techniques of photojournalism across multiple media platforms, such as use in print, broadcast, and social/connected media.

3 Credit Hours (TC)- Lecture Hours: 2 Laboratory Hours: 2