overview of journalism in its many forms. A series of professional journalists will introduce you to the news and information business
Instruction and practice in researching and solving complex news problems.
Study and practice of photography as a major component of print journalism
Introduction to the methods of research commonly used by newspapers and magazines and typical types of studies
Study of the opinion sections of American newspapers, specifically the editorial and op-ed pages
Journalistic still photography emphasizing technical proficiency. Specialized techniques and equipment stressed
Theoretical bases of world mass media systems, international channels of communications, analysis of press and broadcasting systems by regional and national categories
The development of digital media over the past decade has upended many traditional models of culture industries
Explores the broad range of sentimental techniques used in melodramatic screen representation
This course provides instruction on how to do advanced, in-depth reporting and news writing involving a variety of information gathering and research methods.
Students build upon knowledge from previous courses in Media
learn basic media literacy by developing conceptual tools to think critically about cinema, television, advertising
The course proceeds from the premise that anyone who asks questions is an interviewer
Introduction to media technology, examining the impact of radio, television, newspapers, still photography, film and the computer on the human condition.
Overview of the entire process of magazine publication
Designates new or occasional courses that may or may not become part of the department’s permanent offerings