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JRN 131 Fundamentals of Journalism
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: Effective Summer 2017: Grade of C or better in ENG 101 or consent of instructor Prerequisite through Spring 2017: ENG 101 or consent of instructor
Recommended: Keyboarding skills

How will you stay marketable in the ever-changing field of journalism? Many people believe that journalism is a dying field; it's a field that is changing. In this course, students will learn the basics of news writing--both hard and soft news. They will also learn skills that will make them marketable in whatever field of journalism they decide to pursue--whether in news media, broadcast journalism or print media. No matter what field of journalism you choose, having the fundamental writing skills will be important. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available

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