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Available Journalism and Strategic Communications Classes

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Fall 2022

JPC

  • A104 *Media Literacy 3 Credits

    *Media Literacy

    Examines how we access, analyze, evaluate and create media in a variety of forms. Explores how media and technology converge in a global culture. Emphasizes critical thinking skills, self-expression and information literacy.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77289 801 Banchero, Paola August 29 - December 17 26
  • A201 Reporting & Writing News 3 Credits

    Reporting & Writing News

    Presents the fundamentals of news reporting and writing, with a focus on the style, conventions and ethical principles. Students will learn to identify newsworthy events and people, conduct interviews, gather information, and prepare news reports for publication.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71737 601 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM ARTS 331 Banchero, Paola August 29 - December 17 13
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A202 First Amendment & Media Ethics 3 Credits

    First Amendment & Media Ethics

    Examines media ethics from its foundations to its modern practice. Emphasizes principles and practices of First Amendment law and media ethics.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71738 601 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM ARTS 331 Arnold, Elizabeth August 29 - December 17 8
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A210 Infographs, Data Viz & Stratgy 3 Credits

    Infographs, Data Viz & Stratgy

    Introduces data science and analytics as used in journalism and public communications. Presents a broad overview of the various aspects of data analytics such as accessing, cleansing, modeling, visualizing and interpreting data. Students will perform hands-on learning of data analytics and visualization topics, including technologies and tools.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76212 801 Meshke, Bryan August 29 - December 17 4
  • A362 Prin Strategic Communication 3 Credits

    Prin Strategic Communication

    Covers how to develop strategic messages in online and traditional media through public relations, integrated marketing and advertising. Emphasizes ethical strategies and tactics to communicate timely, effective and truthful messages while adhering to sound business principles. Explores how employee, consumer and stakeholder communications have changed with digital communication and social networks.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71745 801 Mapaye, Joy August 29 - December 17 19
  • A383 TV Studio Production 3 Credits

    TV Studio Production

    Emphasizes professional principles and practices of television studio production. Focuses on fundamentals, including set up, operation, equipment, safety, workflow, the team process of studio-based video production, and the aesthetics and use of studio-based video for communication.

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    Blended
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76199 801 - DIST WEB Staff, UA August 29 - December 17 3
    View detailed information for CRN:76199 801 MW 5:30PM - 6:45PM PSB 150C Staff, UA August 29 - December 17 3
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A413 Communications Law 3 Credits

    Communications Law

    Examines legal rights, privileges, and regulations of press, radio, television, Internet and films; libel, contempt, copyright, rights of privacy; decisions of regulatory bodies and how they interact with citizens. Crosslisted with LEGL A413.

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76211 651 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM ARTS 331 Banchero, Paola August 29 - December 17 6
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A490 Selected Topics in JPC 3 Credits

    Selected Topics in JPC

    Analyze, develop, and apply professional principles and practices to journalism, media and public communications. Topics will vary by semester. Special Note: May be taken twice for credit with a change of subtitle. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76209 801 Arnold, Elizabeth August 29 - December 17 20
    View detailed information for CRN:76209 801 Arnold, Elizabeth August 29 - December 17 20
  • A492 *JPC Capstone Seminar 3 Credits

    *JPC Capstone Seminar

    Integrates and synthesizes material in other JPC major requirements. Emphasizes the transition from student to emerging professional and considers professional competence, ethical practice, project management, and the synthesis of theory and practice. Registration Restrictions: Completion of GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses and junior or senior standing

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71748 801 Arnold, Elizabeth August 29 - December 17 11
  • A495 JPC Practica & Internships 1 - 6 Credits

    JPC Practica & Internships

    Applies advanced knowledge and skills in a professional setting. The setting depends on the student, but can include media organizations, nonprofits, for-profit organizations and on-campus experiences. Special Note: May be repeated for up to 6 credits. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing, minimum GPA of 3.00 in JPC courses, and approval from JPC media advisor or JPC director of internships

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    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71749 601 - ARR ARR Banchero, Paola August 29 - December 17 8
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

Summer 2022

JPC

  • A495 JPC Practica & Internships 1 - 6 Credits

    JPC Practica & Internships

    Applies advanced knowledge and skills in a professional setting. The setting depends on the student, but can include media organizations, nonprofits, for-profit organizations and on-campus experiences. Special Note: May be repeated for up to 6 credits. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing, minimum GPA of 3.00 in JPC courses, and approval from JPC media advisor or JPC director of internships

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52559 501 Banchero, Paola May 16 - July 30 10