Journalism

Journalism and New Media Studies

Title: 
Journalism and New Media Studies
Major: 
5466
Effective term: 
2017 Fall
Final term: 
9999
Award: 
CCL
Total credits required: 
24-25
Program Availability: 
Shared by GC, PV
Award type: 
CCL
Revision ID: 
243
Description

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Journalism and New Media Studies program is designed both for students that are just starting their career path in journalism as well as those that have a bachelor's degree in another discipline and are shifting professional goals or areas of emphasis. The CCL includes courses that are often required in journalism program at universities throughout the state and country. An internship in journalism as well as submission of a portfolio of published articles are also required to complete the certificate.

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.

Admission criteria

None.

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Prerequisites
Credits:3
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3) 3
Requirements
Credits:21
ENG101First-Year Composition (3) OR
ENG107First-Year Composition for ESL (3) 3
 
ENG235Magazine Article Writing (3) OR
JRN234Feature Writing (3) 3
 
JRN201News Writing 3
JRN203Writing for Online Media 3
JRN215News Production 3
JRN240ABJournalism Internship 2
JRN290Publications Portfolio 1
MCO120Media and Society 3
Restricted Electives
Credits:3-4
JRN125Photo Editing 3
JRN133Development of Small Publications 3
JRN212Broadcast Writing 3
JRN298AASpecial Projects 1
Competencies
  1. Write an essay on a central idea using source material as support. (ENG101, ENG107)
  2. Gather news and report it in journalistic style on deadline. (JRN201)
  3. Describe the evolution of media and its impact on society. (MCO120)
  4. Apply journalism classroom instruction to work experience during a journalism internship. (JRN240AB)
  5. Write, edit, and market a variety of feature styles ranging from the "How To" to the "Feature Report." (ENG235, JRN234)
  6. Develop a portfolio for juried review of 3-4 published objective stories with one from a publication other than the school newspaper. (JRN290)
  7. Apply reporting skills to publishing in multiple platforms online. (JRN203)
  8. Learn to write to publication standards on deadline. (JRN215)
Date changed: 
1505828070
Date created: 
1453932027
Status: 
Published