JOUR-JOURNALISM (JOUR)

JOUR 102. Grammar for Journalists

2 Credits

Instruction of basic grammar, spelling and punctuation. Required for all journalism students with an ACT English score below 25, SAT Verbal below 570, or students who have not taken ACT/SAT tests. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

JOUR 105G. Media and Society

3 Credits

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

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.