JOU 3XXX Environmental Reporting (Pending) 3
on techniques required to research, report and write environmental new stories
for newspapers. Students cover an environmental beat during the semester to
gain experience with writing about a wide range of issues relating to
environmental journalism. The course also examines issues such as reporting
ethics, the role of environmental reporters in the community, the history of
environmental journalism and utilization of both government databases and the
Internet to gain regulatory information for environmental stories. The course
explores environmental stories involving public health, public land management,
restoration of endangered species, and eco-activism. Permission is required.
JOU 3100 Newspaper Reporting 3
and procedures in gathering, reporting and writing news and feature articles.
(Gordon Rule Course: Wrtg)
JOU 3300 Feature Writing 3
and writing feature articles for newspapers, trade journals and general
circulation magazines. Includes manuscript preparation and querying of editors
for publication. Credit may not be earned in both JOU 3330 and JOU 3300.
JOU 3940 Practicum: Voyager 3
in preparing news, opinion and feature material for publication in the student
newspaper. Permission is required.
JOU 4XXX Public Affairs Reporting (Pending) 3
and procedures involved in reporting and writing news stories about public
affairs/government for newspapers, broadcasters and online news services.
Permission is required.
JOU 4101 Advanced Newspaper Reporting 3
principles and procedures in gathering, reporting and writing news, features
and opinion articles.
JOU 4201 Newspaper Editing 3
editing of local and wire copy for newspapers and other publications. Strong
emphasis on principles of grammar, punctuation, diction, syntax, and logic.
Headline writing, cutline writing, news judgment and photo display. Use of
standard reference books.
JOU 4211 Newspaper Design 3
and practices in newspaper layout and design. Credit may not be earned in both
JOU 4411 and JOU 4211.
JOU 4302 Editorial Writing 3
of and practice in the art of writing persuasively. Focuses on newspaper
editorials and commentary.
JOU 4306 Writing Critical Reviews 3
to writing reviews of books, film, art, and music. Offered concurrently with
JOU 5317; graduate students will be assigned additional work. (Gordon Rule Course:
JOU 4308 Magazine Writing 3
and practices in the art of writing for magazines. Focuses on in-depth
reporting and refined focus for the magazine market. (Gordon Rule Course:
JOU 5317 Writing Critical Reviews 3
reviews of books, film, art and music. Offered concurrently with JOU 4306;
graduate students will be assigned additional work.