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Courses - Summer 2019
JOUR
Journalism Department Site
JOUR150
Introduction to Mass Communication
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: SB
GenEd: DSHS or DSSP
Additional information: Not applicable toward journalism major.
Survey of the functions and effects of the mass media in the United States. A consumer's introduction to newspapers, television, radio, film, sound recording, books, magazines, and new media technology.
JOUR175
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: IE, D
GenEd: DSSP, DVUP
Additional information: Not applicable toward journalism major.
An analysis of the information, values and underlying messages conveyed via television, newspapers, the internet, magazines, radio and film. Examines the accuracy of those messages and explores how media shape views of politics, culture and society.
This is a completely online course with both synchronous and asynchronous elements. Students are required to login at the time specified for the discussion section but additional work outside of this time is required as well.
JOUR199
(Perm Req)
Survey Apprenticeship; Survey Apprenticeship
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: S-F
JOUR201
(Perm Req)
News Writing and Reporting I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in ENGL101, JOUR181, and JOUR200; and permission of JOUR-Philip Merrill College of Journalism.
Restriction: For students intending to be journalism majors; and permission of JOUR-Philip Merrill College of Journalism.
Introduction to news for the print and electronic media, development of new concepts: laboratory in news-gathering tools and writing skills. Students who earned 80% or higher on the JOUR181 diagnostic are exempt from the JOUR181 prerequisite.
JOUR361
(Perm Req)
Television Reporting and Production
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: JOUR262 and JOUR360.
Writing and editing for the broadcast media. Interpretive and documentary news stories.
JOUR396
(Perm Req)
Supervised Internship
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Must have earned a grade of C- or better in JOUR320.
Restriction: Must be in a major in JOUR-Philip Merrill College of Journalism.
Credit only granted for: JOUR326, JOUR366, or JOUR396.
Students will complete a minimum of 90 hours in a supervised journalism internship over a minimum of 10 weeks in spring and fall, and eight weeks in summer. Emphasis is on relating academic training to professional experience. Students may pick up an internship proposal form in KNI 1100, have their internship supervisor fill it out, and meet with the college's internship director to receive permission to register. No requests to register after the Schedule Adjustment Period will be granted. This requirement would affect incoming freshmen from the fall 2012 class.
JOUR398
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department to make arrangements. Consult in JRN 1117 for section code corresponding to faculty member.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
JOUR458I
Special Topics in Journalism; Social Media's Influence on Society, Culture and Social Change
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
This class will provide students with a foundational, historical and theoretical understanding of social media and social networks so they can better understand social medias implications on contemporary society, culture, communities and media. At the end of this course, students will have a strong understanding of the following: the evolution of social media platforms; social medias impact on society, culture and social change; the basics of social network analysis; social medias role in todays media and journalism landscape.
JOUR661
(Perm Req)
Television Reporting and Production
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: JOUR603; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Must not be in Journalism Studies (Doctoral) program.
Reporting, writing, editing and production of broadcast news.
JOUR698
Special Problems in Communication
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
JOUR798
Master's Professional Fieldwork
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
JOUR799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
JOUR888
Doctoral Professional Field Work
Credits: 3 - 9
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
JOUR889
Doctoral Tutorial in Journalism and Public Communication
Credits: 3 - 9
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
JOUR898
(Perm Req)
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
JOUR899
Doctoral Dissertation Research in Journalism and Mass Communication
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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