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Course ID:JOUR 3310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Journalism
Course
Description:
Structure, operation, responsibilities, and influence of printed mass media from historical and descriptive perspectives. Attention is given to newspapers, magazines, books, news services, photojournalism, and new media technology and their relations to other mass media, government, and society.
Oasis Title:INTRO TO JOURNALISM
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in JOUR 3310H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 3310H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Journalism (Honors)
Course
Description:
Structure, operation, responsibilities, and influence of printed mass media from historical and descriptive perspectives. Attention is given to newspapers, magazines, news services, photojournalism, and new media technology and their relations to other mass media, government, and society.
Oasis Title:INTRO TO JOURNALISM
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in JOUR 3310
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 3410. 4 hours.
Course Title:News Writing and Reporting
Course
Description:
Techniques of basic news reporting and writing and an introduction to advanced practices, with practical assignments in the media.
Oasis Title:NEWS WRITING
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 3410H. 4 hours.
Course Title:News Writing and Reporting (Honors)
Course
Description:
Techniques, basic news reporting and writing and an introduction to advanced practices, including digital journalism.
Oasis Title:NEWS WTG & RPTG
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in JOUR 3410
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 3510. 4 hours.
Course Title:Editing
Course
Description:
Selection and preparation of written and pictorial material for newspapers and related media.
Oasis Title:EDITING
Prerequisite:(JOUR 3410 or JOUR 3410H) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 3610. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Photojournalism
Course
Description:
Mass media photography, including camera use and digital image production.
Oasis Title:PHOTOJOURNALISM
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 3710. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Photojournalism
Course
Description:
Techniques, methods, and procedures in photojournalism that are used by newspapers, magazines, and other print media. Media photo assignments, picture editing, digital imaging, and publication techniques are used to create portfolios.
Oasis Title:ADVANCED PHOTOJRL
Prerequisite:JOUR 3610 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 4960H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual project in journalism and related communication fields directed by a faculty member.
Oasis Title:HNRS UNG RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Professor supervises readings, research, papers, and projects.
Prerequisite:Four year student standing and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 4970H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual project in journalism and related communication fields directed by a faculty member.
Oasis Title:HNRS UNG RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Professor supervises readings, research, papers, and projects.
Prerequisite:Four year student standing and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 4980H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual project in journalism and related communication fields directed by faculty member.
Oasis Title:HNRS UNG RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Professor supervises readings, research, papers, and projects.
Prerequisite:Four year student standing and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 4990H. 3 hours.
Course Title:Honors Undergraduate Thesis
Course
Description:
Individual research in journalism and related communication fields directed by a faculty member.
Oasis Title:HNRS UNG THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Professor supervises assignments, readings, and thesis.
Prerequisite:Four year student standing and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5010. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Media Internship
Course
Description:
Supervised experience in print or electronic publishing.
Oasis Title:INTERNSHIP
Nontraditional Format:Internship.
Prerequisite:(JOUR 5300 or JOUR 5580/7580) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5100. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Professional Practicum
Course
Description:
Professional course taken concurrently with selected writing, editing, and photojournalism courses.
Oasis Title:PROF PRACT
Nontraditional Format:Practicum.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Corequisite:JOUR 3410H or JOUR 3610 or JOUR 3710 or JOUR 5300 or JOUR 5350/7350 or JOUR 5360/7360 or JOUR 5370 or JOUR 5530/7530 or JOUR 5580/7580 or JOUR 5590/7590 or JOUR 5600/7600 or JOUR 5700/7700 or JOUR 5850/7850
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5170. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Studies in Journalism
Course
Description:
Independent study or special projects in journalism for majors in journalism. Written proposal outlining the work to be undertaken must be submitted and receive the instructor's approval before the student will be permitted to register for the course. Students will be responsible for ensuring the funding of their projects.
Oasis Title:ADV STUDIES JRL
Nontraditional Format:This course is an independent study and has no lecture/lab hours.
Prerequisite:(JOUR 3310 or JOUR 3310H) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Public Affairs Reporting
Course
Description:
Advanced techniques in news reporting and writing, with special emphasis on practical assignments outside of class covering local government and specialized issues in such areas as business, science, the environment, and health.
Oasis Title:PUBLIC AFFAIRS REPT
Prerequisite:(JOUR 3310 or JOUR 3310H) and (JOUR 3410 or JOUR 3410H) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5350/7350. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Newspaper Editing and Design
Course
Description:
Techniques of advanced newspaper editing and design, with emphasis on the visual aspects of newspaper editing.
Oasis Title:ADV NEWSP EDITING
Prerequisite:(JOUR 3410 or JOUR 3410H) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5360/7360. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Magazine Editing and Design
Course
Description:
Planning, processing, and production of a magazine.
Oasis Title:ADV MAG EDITING
Prerequisite:JOUR 5580/7580 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5370. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Documentary Photojournalism
Course
Description:
Documentary photojournalism and multi-picture reporting on in-depth subjects. Picture editing and management of visual departments are discussed and students are provided with practical experience in all of these areas.
Oasis Title:DOC PHOTOJRL
Prerequisite:JOUR 3710 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5410/7410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Journalism Ethics
Course
Description:
Issues of journalistic ethics and social responsibility confronting contemporary American print media and students planning journalism careers.
Oasis Title:JOURNALISM ETHICS
Prerequisite:(JOUR 3310 or JOUR 3310H) and (JOUR 3410 or JOUR 3410H) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5420/7420. 3 hours.
Course Title:Credibility, the News Media, and Public Trust
Course
Description:
Examination of what has become the central conflict in journalism: how to sustain credible practice in a time of wrenching change. This class will be taught from the perspective that understanding the changes offers the best chance of resolving the conflict in favor of credible practice.
Oasis Title:CREDIBILITY
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5430/7430. 3 hours.
Course Title:Entrepreneurial Journalism
Course
Description:
Some journalists are embracing entrepreneurship to innovate, to experiment with journalism, and to earn a living. Exploration of the concepts, then the skills and knowledge essential to the entrepreneurial journalist. Students will organize a start-up business that embraces journalistic identity, purpose, and method.
Oasis Title:ENTREPRENEUR JOUR
Undergraduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5530/7530. 3 hours.
Course Title:Editorial Writing and Issues
Course
Description:
Creation, production, and analysis of editorials and editorial pages. Methods of identifying and researching issues and organizing, writing, and editing editorials will be stressed along with methods of analyzing editorials and editorial pages.
Oasis Title:EDITORIAL WRITING
Prerequisite:(JOUR 3410 or JOUR 3410H) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5570. 3 hours.
Course Title:Travel Journalism
Course
Description:
Travel journalism that shares three qualities: emphasis on cultural awareness; ambition to provide depth or insight beyond travel guidebook entries; and complexity of theme, material, and structure. Students will explore a range of techniques that travel journalists use to discover and verify information and to tell stories and engage audiences.
Oasis Title:TRAVEL JOURNALISM
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5580/7580. 3 hours.
Course Title:Magazine Article Writing
Course
Description:
Methods and procedures in writing various types of articles and features for magazines, magazine sections of newspapers, and other periodicals.
Oasis Title:MAGAZINE WRITING
Prerequisite:(JOUR 3310 or JOUR 3310H) and (JOUR 3410 or JOUR 3410H) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5590/7590. 3 hours.
Course Title:Critical Writing and Reviewing
Course
Description:
Criticizing and reviewing popular culture and fine arts offerings, such as films, television, pop music and theatre, dance and classical music--for newspapers, magazines, and broadcast media.
Oasis Title:CRITICAL WRITING
Prerequisite:(JOUR 3410 or JOUR 3410H) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5600/7600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Investigative Reporting
Course
Description:
Techniques, methods, and practices of investigative, interpretive, and in-depth reporting for print media. Projects in public affairs reporting are developed.
Oasis Title:INVESTIGATIVE REPTG
Prerequisite:JOUR 5300 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5620/7620. 3 hours.
Course Title:Magazine Management
Course
Description:
Finance and planning skills required to manage the business side of a magazine. Attention will be given to the various systems used in the magazine industry to produce a finished product.
Oasis Title:MAGAZINE MGT
Prerequisite:(JOUR 3310 or JOUR 3310H) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5640/7640. 3 hours.
Course Title:Managing News Organizations
Course
Description:
Concepts and techniques for the management of United States organizations that produce news, whether in print or online, for profit or not for profit, institutional or entrepreneurial. Will examine business models, corporate forms, audiences, products and services, marketing and distribution, and economic outlook.
Oasis Title:NEWSMGT
Undergraduate Prerequisite:(JOUR 3310 or JOUR 3310H) and permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5660/7660. 3 hours.
Course Title:Journalism in the Secondary School
Course
Description:
News gathering, news writing, media law and ethics, copy editing, typography, photography, design, desktop publishing, broadcast news, and business practices of newspapers, with specific emphasis on advising staffs of high school newspapers and other media and editing public relations publications for schools.
Oasis Title:JRL SECONDARY SCHL
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5670/7670. 3 hours.
Course Title:Contemporary American Newspapers
Course
Description:
The newspaper and its role in America today. Concentration is on content, policy, influence, social responsibility and ethics, economics, marketing strategies, and technology. Leading newspapers in various regions are examined closely.
Oasis Title:AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS
Prerequisite:(JOUR 3310 or JOUR 3310H) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5700/7700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Magazine Article Writing
Course
Description:
An advanced professional course utilizing research and writing techniques to produce articles and features for specific magazine audiences.
Oasis Title:ADV MAG WRITING
Prerequisite:JOUR 5580/7580 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5720. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Reporting and Writing
Course
Description:
In-depth, news-feature stories that share three qualities: an emphasis on strong human interest topics, the ambition to provide depth or insight beyond breaking news, and a complexity of theme, material, and structure.
Oasis Title:ADVANCED WRITING
Prerequisite:(JOUR 3410 or JOUR 3410H) and (JOUR 5580/7580 or JOUR 5300) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5800/7800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Data Journalism
Course
Description:
The use of analytic techniques in the gathering, analysis, and presentation of news. Course topics include spreadsheets, databases, mapping the visual display of data, with an emphasis on generating story ideas, gaining access to data, and writing with numbers.
Oasis Title:DATA JOURNALISM
Undergraduate Prerequisite:(JOUR 5300 or JOUR 5580/7580 and permission of department
Graduate Prerequisite:JRMC 7340 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5850/7850. 3 hours.
Course Title:Information/Explanation Graphics
Course
Description:
Transforming raw media information into visually informative and attractive presentations through graphic and page design.
Oasis Title:INFO GRAPHICS
Prerequisite:JOUR 3510 and permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5990H. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Journalism (Honors)
Course
Description:
Analysis of processes and effects of journalism and acquisition of specialized knowledge of specific journalism modes of presentation and production.
Oasis Title:JOURNALISM SEMINAR
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in JOUR 5990
Nontraditional Format:Varies with the topic and approach.
Prerequisite:(JOUR 3410 or JOUR 3410H) and permission of department and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 5990. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Journalism
Course
Description:
Variable topics seminar to analyze processes and effects of journalism and to acquire specialized knowledge of specific journalism modes of presentation and production.
Oasis Title:JOURNALISM SEMINAR
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in JOUR 5990H
Nontraditional Format:Varies with the topic and approach.
Prerequisite:(JOUR 3410 or JOUR 3410H) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:JOUR 7310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Journalism Projects
Course
Description:
Directed research resulting in written projects in selected areas of media.
Oasis Title:JRL PROJECTS
Prerequisite:JRMC 8000 and JRMC 8010 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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