Available Journalism and Strategic Communications Classes

Journalism classes taught by some of the leading experts in the field! Hands on opportunities with small class sizes.

Fall Semester 2020

JPC

  • 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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72311 801 Persily, Larry August 24 - December 12 1
    View detailed information for CRN:72311 801 Persily, Larry August 24 - December 12 1
  • 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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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72312 801 Arnold, Elizabeth August 24 - December 12 2
    View detailed information for CRN:72312 801 Arnold, Elizabeth August 24 - December 12 2
  • A204 *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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    View detailed information for CRN:72315 801 Banchero, Paola August 24 - December 12 1
  • A213 Digital Imaging 3 Credits

    Digital Imaging

    Examines the creation and use of images to communicate with digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) cameras. Emphasizes visual aesthetics, composition, image layering, photo ethics, spatial relationships, compression techniques, selection, masking, stacking, editing, color adjustment, filtering, image capture and file formatting.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72316 801 Remick, Edward August 24 - December 12 2
  • A345 Web Design 3 Credits

    Web Design

    Emphasizes professional practices and processes, usability, design, and accessibility compliance in web design. Mobile design and content management systems will be addressed.

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    View detailed information for CRN:72320 801 Meshke, Bryan August 24 - December 12 0
  • 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:72321 801 Mapaye, Joy August 24 - December 12 7
  • A366 Plan & Write Strategic Comm 3 Credits

    Plan & Write Strategic Comm

    Emphasizes essential elements involved in writing, planning, implementing and evaluating strategic communications. Introduces strategic communications materials in a variety of formats, including fact sheets, advertising, news releases, brochures, blogs, position papers, and social media strategy.

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    View detailed information for CRN:72322 801 Banchero, Paola August 24 - December 12 16
  • A382 Podcasting 3 Credits

    Podcasting

    Emphasizes professional principles and practices of digital audio production including recording voice and ambient sound, interviewing, narrating, multi-track mixing, and editing. Students write and produce digital audio programs (podcasts) for broadcast.

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    View detailed information for CRN:78102 801 Arnold, Elizabeth August 24 - December 12 0
  • 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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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77442 601 TR 5:30PM - 7:10PM PSB 150C Mapaye, Joy; Young, Shirley August 24 - December 12 4
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A404 Global Media 3 Credits

    Global Media

    Compares major foreign mass media systems with the U.S. system. Focuses on dimensions of international mass media and describes issues facing global journalism and media systems. Provides frameworks to critically evaluate various national media and communications systems.

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    View detailed information for CRN:72324 801 Banchero, Paola August 24 - December 12 12
  • 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:77443 801 Arnold, Elizabeth August 24 - December 12 14
    View detailed information for CRN:77443 801 Arnold, Elizabeth August 24 - December 12 14
    View detailed information for CRN:77443 801 Arnold, Elizabeth August 24 - December 12 14
    View detailed information for CRN:77443 801 Arnold, Elizabeth August 24 - December 12 14
  • A495 JPC Practica & Internships 1 - 6 Credits

    JPC Practica & Internships

    Supervised on-campus and off-campus experience at media organization. JPC practica are supervised media and communications experiences at on-campus media. JPC internships are supervised media and communications experiences at off-campus media. Students perform significant media work under faculty media advisor and on-staff supervision. Students develop portfolios for review. Special Note: May be repeated for up to 6 credits. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior status; 3.00 GPA in JPC courses; permission of JPC media advisor or JPC director of internships.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:72326 601 - ARR ARR Banchero, Paola August 24 - December 12 7
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    No Distance Learning courses available.