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CRC19: Courses

JOUR 300 Newswriting and Reporting

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: Eligibility for ENGWR 300

Transferable: CSU

CID: C-ID JOUR 110

Introductory course in basic news writing and reporting. Course concentrates on fundamental writing techniques for mass media. Course also emphasizes the legal and ethical responsibilities of the news media with critical analysis of current news reporting practices.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Apply the basic skills of news writing and reporting in clear, concise stories.