Journalism

The completion of English 1158 is required of all students and is prerequisite to all courses. To be eligible for Journalism courses numbered 3000 to 4999, students must have completed 45 hours of coursework.

JOUR 2700           Introduction to Journalism                                                            3 cr.
Introduction to news gathering, copy, and continuity composition, basic skills and techniques of journalism in public relations, advertising, and the mass media. (Not available for credit for Speech-Education degree.)

JOUR 2790           Special Topics in Journalism                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1158. Writing-intensive study of key topics in journalism.  Topic will vary from semester to semester.  May be taken twice for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

JOUR 2791           Independent Study                                                                        1 cr.
Admission by consent of department. Reading, conferences, and preparation of articles, reports, and special projects concerning print journalism under direction of a member of the journalism faculty.

JOUR 2792           Independent Study                                                                        1 cr.
Admission by consent of department. Reading, conferences, and preparation of articles, reports, and special projects concerning print journalism under direction of a member of the journalism faculty.

JOUR 2793           Independent Study                                                                        1 cr.
Admission by consent of department. Reading, conferences, and preparation of articles, reports, and special projects concerning print journalism under direction of a member of the journalism faculty.

JOUR 3760           Educational Journalism                                                               3 cr.
The editorial, business, and mechanical techniques of producing school publications. Designed for school publications advisers.

JOUR 4700           Advanced Journalism                                                                   3 cr.
Prerequisites:  JOUR 2700, ENGL 2155, or consent of department.  Writing-intensive study in advanced news reporting, news writing, and news editing.

JOUR 4710           Feature Writing                                                                              3 cr.
Reporting and writing of non-fiction feature stories in magazines, newspapers, and websites.

JOUR 4791           Special Topics in Journalism                                                      3 cr.
Writing-intensive study of key topics of journalism.  Topic will vary from semester to semester.  May be taken twice for a maximum of six credit hours.

JOUR 4792           Independent Study                                                                      3 cr.
Prerequisite:  at least junior standing and consent of department.  Readings, conferences, reports, or a major research project under the direction of a faculty member.  May be taken twice for a maximum of six credit hours.

JOUR 5700           Advanced Journalism                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisites:  JOUR 2700, ENGL 2155, or consent of department.  Writing-intensive study in advanced news reporting, news writing, and news editing.

JOUR 5710           Feature Writing                                                                             3 cr.
Reporting and writing of non-fiction feature stories in magazines, newspapers, and websites.

JOUR 5791           Special Topics in Journalism                                                      3 cr.
Writing-intensive study of key topics of journalism.  Topic will vary from semester to semester.  May be taken twice for a maximum of six credit hours.

JOUR 5792           Independent Study                                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite:  at least junior standing and consent of department.  Readings, conferences, reports, or a major research project under the direction of a faculty member.  May be taken twice for a maximum of six credit hours.