Schedule of Classes




2023 Spring: January 11 - May 9

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.
20374 6980 15 Feb 2023-11 Apr 2023 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.
20737 6981 15 Feb 2023-11 Apr 2023 Open 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.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
20912 6380 11 Jan 2023-07 Mar 2023 Open Online
Faculty: Esterson, Emily 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.
21103 6381 11 Jan 2023-07 Mar 2023 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.
21227 6382 11 Jan 2023-07 Mar 2023 Open Online
Faculty: Hutchins, Amber 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.
21397 6383 11 Jan 2023-07 Mar 2023 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.
23367 7380 15 Mar 2023-09 May 2023 Closed 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.
24281 7381 15 Mar 2023-09 May 2023 Closed 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.
24282 7382 15 Mar 2023-09 May 2023 Open Online
Faculty: Esterson, Emily 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.
25098 9180 15 Feb 2023-11 Apr 2023 T 7:00P-8:00P Open Online
Faculty: Marovitz, Mitchell E Syllabus Course Materials
Note: This is a virtual hybrid course pilot. In addition to traditional weekly online activities, students are required to meet once-a-week, in an immersive 3D instructional environment, using a virtual reality (VR) headset, loaned at no cost, by UMGC. At this time, only students who live stateside can enroll in a Virtual Reality Hybrid course. At this time, UMGC is not prepared to ship VR headsets overseas or internationally.¿
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.
21180 6380 11 Jan 2023-07 Mar 2023 Open Online
Faculty: Eng, Dale A 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.
22319 6381 11 Jan 2023-07 Mar 2023 Open Online
Faculty: King, Cynthia L 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.
24288 7380 15 Mar 2023-09 May 2023 Open Online
Faculty: Gamble, Alexander M 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.
24289 7381 15 Mar 2023-09 May 2023 Open Online
Faculty: Wilson, Lyvia Syllabus Course Materials
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