JOUR-JOURNALISM (JOUR)

JOUR 105G. Media and Society

3 Credits (3)

Functions and organization of the mass media system in the United States; power of the mass media to affect knowledge, opinions, and social values; and the impact of new technologies.

JOUR 110. Introduction to Media Writing

3 Credits (2+2P)

Preparation of copy for broadcasting, print, advertising, and public relations. Introduction to Web applications. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

Prerequisite(s): JOUR 102 or ACT score of 25 and above or SAT score of 570 and above.

JOUR 201. Introduction to Multimedia

3 Credits (3)

Provide students with the basic skills to produce multimedia packages using text, photos, audio and video, as well as social media for professional purposes. Intensive hands-on class using editing software such as Adobe Premiere. Adobe Audition and Photoshop. May be repeated up to 3 credits.

JOUR 210. Newswriting & Reporting

3 Credits (2+2P)

Intensive laboratory practice in writing and field reporting news for print and Internet. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

Prerequisite(s): JOUR 102 or ACT score of 25 and above or SAT score of 570 and above and JOUR 110.