Journalism and Mass Communication

Journalism and Mass Communication

Course Descriptions

Course No.
DescriptionUnits *AA

JOUR 2

Mass Communication and Its Impact On Society

A survey of the mass media and measurement of its impact on culture and society.

4 Yes

JOUR 21A

News Writing and Reporting

Learn how to write and report information-packed stories for news media.

3 Yes

JOUR 21B

Feature Writing and Reporting

Learn how to write high-impact feature stories for news media.

3  Yes

JOUR 61A

Student News Media Production I

Practical experience in creating basic news and feature content as members of the college newspaper, magazine or online media staff.

3  Yes

JOUR 61B

Student News Media Production II

Practical experience in creating longer and complex news, feature and visual content as a member of the college newspaper, magazine or online media staff.

3  

JOUR 61C

Editorial Leadership for Student News Media

Practical experience in planning, assigning, editing and placing print, video and/or web content as members of the college newspaper, magazine or media staff.

3  

JOUR 62A

Freelance Reporting for Student Media

Practical experience contributing as a freelance reporter to the college newspaper and/or digital media.

1  

JOUR 62B

Freelance Photography for Student Media

Practical experience contributing as a freelance photographer.

1  

JOUR 62C

Freelance Video Production for Student Media

Practical experience contributing as a freelance video reporter or producer.

1  

JOUR 62D

Freelance Digital Production for Student Media

Practical experience contributing as a freelance digital content producer.

1  

JOUR 62E

Freelance Graphic Production for Student Media

Practical experience contributing as a graphic news producer.

1  

JOUR 62F

Freelance Copy Editing for Student Media

Practical experience contributing as a copy editor.

1  

JOUR 77W-Z

Special Projects in Journalism

Special research, writing or study projects in Journalism as determined in consultation with the department chair.

1-4  Yes

JOUR 78W-Z

Special Topics in Journalism

Intensive study and analysis of a special topic in Journalism. Subjects vary.

1-4  Yes

 

* Course is a requirement for the AA in Journalism degree.




Journalism and Mass Communication Building: L-41
Contact: Cecilia Deck
Phone: 408.864.8588
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Last Updated: 8/15/13