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
WRT 200-01 TF 9:30-10:45AM 01/13/20 - 05/01/20 Baker 0
WRT 200-51 TH 5:30-8:15PM 01/13/20 - 05/01/20 Stone 12
WRT 200-51 W 5:30-8:15PM 08/26/19 - 12/13/19 Dunphy 11