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
Spring
WRT 200-02 MTH 11:30-12:45PM 01/25/21 - 05/07/21 Greenberg 8
WRT 200-01 TF 2:30-3:45PM 01/25/21 - 05/07/21 Baker 1
Fall
WRT 200-01 MTH 11:30-12:45PM 08/30/21 - 12/17/21 Baker 9