Journalism (JOUR)

JOUR 108  Fundamentals of Journalism  (3.0 Units)  

This course covers the basics of news and feature reporting and writing, including interviewing techniques, legal/ethical issues, writing strategies, and desk-top publishing. Students produce the campus newspaper and learn about career opportunities. Crosslisted with CMST 188.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 45 Minimum grade C

Co-requisite(s): JOUR 108LA

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

JOUR 108LA  Journalism Lab a  (1-3 Units)  

This is a laboratory course which requires Journalism 108 as a co-requisite. The students will improve their writing skills; learn techniques for copy editing, design, and layout; and learn the fundamentals of advertising, photo-journalism, business, and desk-top publishing as they apply to newspaper production and distribution.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 45 or JOUR 108 Minimum grade C

Co-requisite(s): JOUR 108

Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

JOUR 108LB  Journalism Lab B  (1-3 Units)  

This lab focuses on intermediate writing and producing the school newspaper and its online version. Students will participate in all stages of writing and producing both versions.

Prerequisite(s): JOUR 108 and JOUR 108LA

Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

JOUR 108LC  Journalism Lab C  (1-3 Units)  

This lab focuses on advanced intermediate writing and producing the school newspaper and its online version. Students will participate in all stages of writing and producing both versions.

Prerequisite(s): JOUR 108 and JOUR 108LB; Minimum grade C;

Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

JOUR 108LD  Journalism Lab D  (1-3 Units)  

This lab focuses on advanced intermediate writing and producing the school newspaper and its online version. Students will participate in all stages of writing and producing both versions.

Prerequisite(s): JOUR 108(35510) JOUR 108LC; Minimum grade C;

Lab Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

JOUR 129  Independent Study  (3.0 Units)  

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

JOUR 138  Cooperative Education Journalism  (1-8 Units)  

Cooperative Education: This course is designed for students who are cross-training at their current worksite for upward mobility or possible career changes, as well as those looking for entry-level occupational training through work-based learning experiences. Students must have a co-op approved worksite to enroll in this class and establish new learning objectives. Please refer to the Cooperative Education section in the catalog for more information.

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only