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Journalism (JOUR)

Courses

The following Journalism courses are offered:

JOUR 310
Mass Media and Society    3 Units
Same As: COMM 351
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
The class will offer a survey of the mass media: history, philosophy, structure and trends, as well as theories, which help to explain effects and the importance of media as a social institution. The course will explore economics, technology, law, ethics, and social issues, including cultural and ethnic diversity. This course is the same as COMM 351; only one of these courses may be taken for credit. (C-ID JOUR 100)

JOUR 340

Writing for Publication    3 Units
Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 or JOUR 300.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Writing nonfiction for publication with emphasis on developing writing style. The course covers writing for specific audiences, writing magazine and feature articles, researching and interviewing and developing an effective prose style. Students will learn how to write reviews, profiles, personal narratives and longer articles and how to sell them.

JOUR 495

Independent Studies
in Journalism    1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54-162 hours LAB

JOUR 499

Experimental Offering
in Journalism    .5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB

Updated 6/01/16

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