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JOU 2101 Introduction to Journalism

The principles and functions of newspapers, including current changes and challenges. Students will learn basic and advanced reporting skills, including how to interview, gather information and write news stories. Computer skills are required.

Prerequisites: ENG 1101

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the writing process for news stories.
  • Demonstrate understanding of journalistic principles, professional ethics and current changes and challenges.
  • Evaluate sources, conduct interviews and gather information for news stories.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Journalism
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Graue
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 14
Meets: W from 5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: NY1
Open Seats: 14
Meets: W from
5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: NY1