Journalism (JRN)


Course Information Cr Hrs
JRN-160 Introduction to Journalism

This course provides an introduction to journalistic writing, with an emphasis on the purposes and forms and practice in writing various types of stories. This course provides the opportunity to put objectives into practice while students participate in writing for the school newspaper.

 Prerequisite: ENG 101.
JRN-161 Newspaper Practicum

This is a course in which students will plan, design and produce the school newspaper. Students will be able to work in any of the following areas: generating content, conducting interviews, writing and editing articles, taking photographs, creating layout and design or collecting advertisements.

 Prerequisite: JRN 160.
JRN-211 Writing for Today's Media

This course is a study of the practical applications of essential journalism skills needed to write for the various media available today.

 Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in ENG 102 and a grade of "C" or better JRN 160.