2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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JOUR 100 - Introduction to Journalism and Media Studies

Credits: 3
This required course introduces prospective majors to the pragmatic, performative and presentational aspects of journalism and media studies.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Explain the dynamic field of journalism including historical and present-day perspectives
  2. Differentiate jobs in journalism
  3. Define basic concepts in journalism including the following: the function of journalism, news values, news judgment, media law including libel, slander, and ethical issues
  4. Use principles of research to identify primary sources and navigate online databases
  5. Explore skills needed to report, write news, fact check, create multi-media
  6. Use Associated Press Style for news writing and editing

Prerequisite: None

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