Intro to Journalism

ENG-113 : Intro to Journalism

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
English
Subject:
English
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course is designed for students interested in learning the art and science of journalism, including how to write a feature, conduct an interview and edit columns. It covers fundamental concepts and techniques that are common to all the media, with practical experience in those techniques; analysis of what is produced in the media; techniques that are specific to print, radio or television news reporting, with experience in producing material in the three media; and some of the professional issues, standards and traditions that inform journalism as a career. Further, it introduces electronic resources that are now part of everyday life for a journalist.