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JOUR 150 The Press and Society (3)

An introduction to the media of mass communication covering the historical development of the press, the interaction of the press and society and selected problems relating to newspapers, magazines, radio and television in contemporary culture.

Rec Preparation: English 21 or 22 with a grade of C or better or equivalent.

JOUR 205 Newswriting (3)

Practice and instruction in reporting, interviewing and news writing and feature writing techniques.

Prerequisite: ENG 100 with a grade of C or higher or equivalent or approval of Language Arts Division

Rec Preparation: Keyboarding experience.

JOUR 285 Newspaper Production Laboratory (3)

Complete production of the student newspaper including fact gathering, writing editing, layout, and photography. May be repeated for credit with consent of instructor.

Prerequisite: Completion of ENG 100/ENG 100E with a grade of C or better or consent of instructor.

Rec Preparation: Ability to use word processor. Basic knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and word usage.

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