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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) IAI Major: MC 919 Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Available

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