COMM350 - Journalism
Course Code: COMM350 Course ID: 2859 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course will introduce students to core journalism skills and the historical, social and political context of journalistic practice. The course provides instruction in on-line journalism, news writing, story structure, interviewing techniques and a working understanding of the code of ethics and legal issues which impact journalistic practice. (Prerequisites: ENGL101, ENGL102, or ENGL110)
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|07/27/21 - 12/31/21||01/03/22 - 02/27/22||Winter 2022 Session B||8 Week session|
|09/28/21 - 03/04/22||03/07/22 - 05/01/22||Winter 2022 Session D||8 Week session|
|11/30/21 - 04/29/22||05/02/22 - 06/26/22||Spring 2022 Session I||8 Week session|
CO1: Explain the value of the Constitutional guarantees as set forth in the Bill of Rights, specifically the First Amendment.
CO2: Compare and contrast the historical and social developments in the 20th century and how it has shaped journalistic trends in print and broadcast media.
CO3: Examine the reality of war and conflict situations reported in the past and present
CO4: Examine the Code of Ethics for journalists and understand its application to the journalism profession.
CO5: Understand the importance of studying the historical, political and social narratives surrounding the development of journalism during distinct eras in history.
|Book Title:||Covering America: A Narrative History of a Nation's Journalism - e-book available in the APUS Online Library. Links provided inside the classroom.|
|Publication Info:||Univ of Mass Press Lib|
Not current for future courses.