Fundamentals of Journalism

WRT 200
Description: This course introduces students to the basic skills of reporting with hands-on experience in gathering news,interviewing, researching, and investigating. Students draft, edit and finalize news stories, profiles, features,news-features, reviews, and commentaries. Peer reviews and writing workshops will improve students' abilities to self-edit. Analytical discussion of current news is a central element of the course. Students also examine the contemporary news/media environment, corporate ownership of news organizations, and the central function that a free press plays in American democracy.

Prerequisite: ENG-111 OR COR-115
Credits: 3

Currently Offered

Course # Days Time Dates Instructor Seats  
Fall
WRT 200-01 MTH 9:30-10:45AM 08/25/14 - 12/12/14 Baker 1 Register
Spring
WRT 200-01 WF 12:30-1:45PM 01/06/14 - 04/25/14 Baker 3 Register
WRT 200-02 MW 2-3:15PM, 11-12:15PM 01/06/14 - 04/25/14 Baker 4 Register