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Photojournalists: Also see Photography courses in this booklet.

JOURN 2 BEGINNING JOURNALISM 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Fundamental principles and practices of newswriting. Standards, ethics, rights, responsibilities and laws of libel. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade Only

   #2375  8:00am- 9:35am MW      Lecture R402   ABENDSCHEIN 
   #1210  2:00pm- 3:35pm MW      Lecture R205   SWIL W I    
   #1211  6:30pm- 9:50pm Th      Lecture CC208  GOUGIS M    

JOURN 5 MAGAZINE AND SMALL PUBLICATIONS 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Introduction to magazine and small publication production with emphasis on developing, researching, interviewing and writing non-fiction articles. Includes complete presentation of stories, photos, design and layout. Maximum credit 6 units, 3 units each semester. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

TBA (to be arranged) hours to be explained during the first meeting of class.

   #2620  2:00pm- 3:15pm TuTh    LecLab  CC208  SWIL W I    
         3.4 Hours TBA per week
       &                 TBA             CC208  SWIL W I    

JOURN 7A NEWSWRITING AND MAKE-UP 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Journ 2.
Recommended Preparation: Journ 199.
Opportunity to work on the campus newspaper, the Courier. Interviewing, writing copy and mastering the processes connected with the publication of a newspaper. Required of all members of newspaper staff. Maximum credit 8 units, 4 units each semester. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade Only

TBA (to be arranged) hours to be explained during the first meeting of class.

   #1213 10:25am-   Noon TuTh    LecLab  CC208  SWIL W I    
         3.4 Hours TBA per week
       &                 TBA             CC208  SWIL W I    

JOURN 7B NEWSWRITING AND MAKE-UP 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Journ 7A.
Opportunity to work as an editor on the campus newspaper, the Courier. Writing and editing copy and headlines, laying out pages for publication, and mastering the editing processes connected with the publication of a weekly newspaper. Required of all members of the newspaper’s editorial board. Maximum credit 8 units, 4 units each semester. Total of 54 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade Only

TBA (to be arranged) hours to be explained during the first meeting of class.

   #2946 10:25am-   Noon TuTh    LecLab  CC208  SWIL W I    
         3.4 Hours TBA per week
       &                 TBA             CC208  SWIL W I    

JOURN 9 PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Basic aspects of public relations and organizational communication for corporate, entertainment, non-profit, and other targeted organizations. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0001  6:30pm- 9:50pm W       Lecture R402   RUTHERFORD D

JOURN 22 ADVANCED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Journ 21 or Photo 21.
News, feature and sports photography, with introduction to picture scanning and digital manipulation techniques. Assignments on all college publications. Maximum credit 6 units, 3 units each semester. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

TBA (to be arranged) hours to be explained during the first meeting of class.
South entrance, CC208.

   #1283  9:25am-11:00am TuTh    LecLab  CC208  BERGER T    
         3.4 Hours TBA per week
       &                 TBA             CC208  BERGER T    

JOURN 23 PHOTOJOURNALISM 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Journ 21 or Photo 21.
Picture series, essays and stories with assignments on various college publications. Historic and current trends in photojournalism and contemporary publications. Maximum credit 6 units, 3 units each semester. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
#1286  9:25am-11:00am TuTh    LecLab  CC208  BERGER T    
      3.4 Hours TBA per week
    &                 TBA             CC208  BERGER T    
TBA (to be arranged) hours to be explained during the first meeting of class.
South entrance, CC208.


JOURN 110 JOURNALISM FIELD PRACTICE 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including field practice.
Supervised field experience in selected public and private journalism enterprises. Minimum of 15 hours of field practice each week. Maximum credit 6 units, 3 units each semester. Total of 270 hours field practice. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #1219                 TBA     FLD     CC208  SWIL W I    

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