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

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Course # Days Time Dates Instructor Seats  
WRT 200-01 MTH 9:30-10:45AM 08/31/15 - 12/18/15 Baker 0 Register
WRT 200-01 MTH 9:30-10:45AM 01/18/16 - 05/06/16 Staff 1 Register
WRT 200-02 TH 2-4:45PM 01/18/16 - 05/06/16 Dangl 0 Register