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Journalism Course Descriptions

JRN 120   Introduction to Journalism ...   3

Survey of journalism, including history and study of various media. Emphasis is on journalistic principles, writing, editing and makeup, including work on official student publications.

JRN 240   Writing for the Print Media ...   3

Prerequisites: ENG 101, minimum grade of C.

Introductory course in developing skills in writing and reporting for print media. Special attention given to news releases, feature stories, and reporting techniques. Introduction to use of photography.

JRN 280   Journalism Practicum I ...   3

Prerequisites: JRN 120 or instructor's permission.

Practical application of news writing, editing, and makeup skills. Emphasizes production experience on official student publications.

JRN 281   Journalism Practicum II ...   1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: JRN 280

Continued work on SCC online student newspaper, SCCougar. Advanced work will include special projects or service as editor or director.

JRN 282   Journalism Practicum III ...   1-3 hrs

Prerequisites: JRN 281

Additional semester of work on SCC online student newspaper, SCCougar. Advanced work will include special projects or service as editor or director.