JOUR 1125  Mass Communication Practicum  1 Credit  
This course provides practical experience in reporting, writing, editing and producing newspapers, magazines and public relations materials. The student may work on campus with the newspaper, literary magazine or college relations office. By repeating this practicum, a student may earn as much as three semester hours of credit.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of newspaper advisor.  
JOUR 2101  News & Media Writing  3 Credits  
A course in basic news writing in a variety of media; the principles of journalistic writing and the fundamentals and techniques of news reporting, including the use of Associated Press style. The principles of information-gathering and writing for a variety of media, including the news release, are introduced. Students are expected to learn and practice the theories of journalism according to the highest professional standards.
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1101 with a grade of C or better.