Course Descriptions

Course No.
Description Units  *AA
#AA-T
JOUR 2

Mass Communication and Its Impact On Society

A survey of the mass media and measurement of its impact on culture and society.

4 Yes Yes
JOUR 21A

News Writing and Reporting

Learn how to write and report information-packed stories for news media.

3 Yes Yes
JOUR 21B

Feature Writing and Reporting

Learn how to write high-impact feature stories for news media.

3  Yes Yes
JOUR 61A

Student News Media Production I

Practical experience in creating basic news and feature content as a staff member of La Voz News.

3  Yes Yes
JOUR 61B

Student News Media Production II

Practical experience in creating longer and complex news, feature and visual content as a staff member of La Voz News.

3   Yes
JOUR 61C

Editorial Leadership for Student News Media

Practical experience in planning, assigning, editing and placing print, video and/or web content as an editor of La Voz News.

3   Yes
JOUR 62A

Freelance Reporting for Student Media

Practical experience contributing as a freelance reporter to La Voz News.

1  Yes  
JOUR 62B

Freelance Photography for Student Media

Practical experience contributing as a freelance photographer for La Voz News.

1  Yes  
JOUR 62C

Freelance Video Production for Student Media

Practical experience contributing to La Voz News as a freelance video reporter or producer.

1  Yes  
JOUR 62D

Freelance Digital Production for Student Media

Practical experience contributing to La Voz News as a freelance digital content producer.

1  Yes  
JOUR 62E

Freelance Graphic Production for Student Media

Practical experience contributing to La Voz News as a graphic news producer.

1  Yes  
JOUR 62F

Freelance Copy Editing for Student Media

Practical experience contributing to La Voz News as a copy editor.

1  Yes  
JOUR 77W-Z

Special Projects in Journalism

Special research, writing or study projects in Journalism as determined in consultation with the department chair.

1-4  Yes  
JOUR 78W-Z

Special Topics in Journalism

Intensive study and analysis of a special topic in Journalism. Subjects vary.

1-4  Yes  

* Course is a requirement for the AA in Journalism degree.

# Course is a requirement for the AA-T in Journalism degree.

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