Schedule of Classes




2021 Fall: August 18 - December 14
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Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
JOUR 201 Introduction to News Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to writing news articles for print and electronic media. The aim is to evaluate the newsworthiness of information and events and write in journalistic style. Emphasis is on writing, from mechanics (grammar, spelling, punctuation, and journalistic style) to content (accuracy, completeness, audience, and readability) and reporting.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80126 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Atwood, Elizabeth A Syllabus Course Materials
JOUR 201 Introduction to News Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to writing news articles for print and electronic media. The aim is to evaluate the newsworthiness of information and events and write in journalistic style. Emphasis is on writing, from mechanics (grammar, spelling, punctuation, and journalistic style) to content (accuracy, completeness, audience, and readability) and reporting.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80327 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Ross, Altoria B Syllabus Course Materials
JOUR 201 Introduction to News Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to writing news articles for print and electronic media. The aim is to evaluate the newsworthiness of information and events and write in journalistic style. Emphasis is on writing, from mechanics (grammar, spelling, punctuation, and journalistic style) to content (accuracy, completeness, audience, and readability) and reporting.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80463 6382 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Weisenborn, Ray Edward Syllabus Course Materials
JOUR 201 Introduction to News Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to writing news articles for print and electronic media. The aim is to evaluate the newsworthiness of information and events and write in journalistic style. Emphasis is on writing, from mechanics (grammar, spelling, punctuation, and journalistic style) to content (accuracy, completeness, audience, and readability) and reporting.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80638 6383 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Colvin, Janice K Syllabus Course Materials
JOUR 201 Introduction to News Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to writing news articles for print and electronic media. The aim is to evaluate the newsworthiness of information and events and write in journalistic style. Emphasis is on writing, from mechanics (grammar, spelling, punctuation, and journalistic style) to content (accuracy, completeness, audience, and readability) and reporting.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
81880 6980 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Skrzypinski, Catherine A Syllabus Course Materials
JOUR 201 Introduction to News Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to writing news articles for print and electronic media. The aim is to evaluate the newsworthiness of information and events and write in journalistic style. Emphasis is on writing, from mechanics (grammar, spelling, punctuation, and journalistic style) to content (accuracy, completeness, audience, and readability) and reporting.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
81988 6981 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Atwood, Elizabeth A Syllabus Course Materials
JOUR 201 Introduction to News Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to writing news articles for print and electronic media. The aim is to evaluate the newsworthiness of information and events and write in journalistic style. Emphasis is on writing, from mechanics (grammar, spelling, punctuation, and journalistic style) to content (accuracy, completeness, audience, and readability) and reporting.
83152 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Ward, Jackie L Syllabus Course Materials
JOUR 201 Introduction to News Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to writing news articles for print and electronic media. The aim is to evaluate the newsworthiness of information and events and write in journalistic style. Emphasis is on writing, from mechanics (grammar, spelling, punctuation, and journalistic style) to content (accuracy, completeness, audience, and readability) and reporting.
84390 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Weisenborn, Ray Edward Syllabus Course Materials
JOUR 201 Introduction to News Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to writing news articles for print and electronic media. The aim is to evaluate the newsworthiness of information and events and write in journalistic style. Emphasis is on writing, from mechanics (grammar, spelling, punctuation, and journalistic style) to content (accuracy, completeness, audience, and readability) and reporting.
84391 7382 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Laveist, Wilbert F Syllabus Course Materials
JOUR 201 Introduction to News Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to writing news articles for print and electronic media. The aim is to evaluate the newsworthiness of information and events and write in journalistic style. Emphasis is on writing, from mechanics (grammar, spelling, punctuation, and journalistic style) to content (accuracy, completeness, audience, and readability) and reporting.
84392 7383 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Bricker, Suzane L Syllabus Course Materials
JOUR 201 Introduction to News Writing (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Prerequisite: WRTG 112 or equivalent. An introduction to writing news articles for print and electronic media. The aim is to evaluate the newsworthiness of information and events and write in journalistic style. Emphasis is on writing, from mechanics (grammar, spelling, punctuation, and journalistic style) to content (accuracy, completeness, audience, and readability) and reporting.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
87103 6982 22 Sep 2021-16 Nov 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Laveist, Wilbert F Syllabus Course Materials
JOUR 330 Public Relations Theory (3)
Prerequisite: JOUR 201. A study of the evolution, scope, and contemporary practice of public relations and its strategic value in business, nonprofits, government, associations, and other organizations. The goal is to apply legal, ethical, and professional standards to the everyday practice of public relations. Topics include communication theory, social science, and audience dimensions as they are applied to a four-step process: research, planning, communication, and evaluation.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
80406 6380 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Callaway, Lee Syllabus Course Materials
JOUR 330 Public Relations Theory (3)
Prerequisite: JOUR 201. A study of the evolution, scope, and contemporary practice of public relations and its strategic value in business, nonprofits, government, associations, and other organizations. The goal is to apply legal, ethical, and professional standards to the everyday practice of public relations. Topics include communication theory, social science, and audience dimensions as they are applied to a four-step process: research, planning, communication, and evaluation.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
81594 6381 18 Aug 2021-12 Oct 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Lalwani, Sheila B Syllabus Course Materials
JOUR 330 Public Relations Theory (3)
Prerequisite: JOUR 201. A study of the evolution, scope, and contemporary practice of public relations and its strategic value in business, nonprofits, government, associations, and other organizations. The goal is to apply legal, ethical, and professional standards to the everyday practice of public relations. Topics include communication theory, social science, and audience dimensions as they are applied to a four-step process: research, planning, communication, and evaluation.
84393 7380 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Closed Online
Faculty: Callaway, Lee Syllabus Course Materials
JOUR 330 Public Relations Theory (3)
Prerequisite: JOUR 201. A study of the evolution, scope, and contemporary practice of public relations and its strategic value in business, nonprofits, government, associations, and other organizations. The goal is to apply legal, ethical, and professional standards to the everyday practice of public relations. Topics include communication theory, social science, and audience dimensions as they are applied to a four-step process: research, planning, communication, and evaluation.
84394 7381 20 Oct 2021-14 Dec 2021 Open Online
Faculty: Van Horn, Shannon C Syllabus Course Materials
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