Journalism

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JOUR 101 INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION AND SOCIETY 3 Units Surveys the mass media institutions, functions, interrelationships, and effects on society. Provides a building block in the general education of the non-major student and as the introduction to the discipline of study for the communication/journalism major. (Same as COMM 200.) [D; CSU; UC]
JOUR 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80784 JOUR 101 01 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 701 Gonzales,Bernard 18 22*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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82074 JOUR 101 03 09:30AM-10:45AM MW 701 Rancourt,Michael 18 20*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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80785 JOUR 101 05 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 1602 Branscomb II,Max 18 16*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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JOUR 151 NEWS REPORTING AND WRITING 3 Units Grade only. Offers intensive exploratory practice in gathering, evaluating, and writing of news stories in the major genres of news writing, such as spot news, human interest stories, reviews, and reports of speeches and meetings. Writing for campus newspaper offered. [D; CSU]
JOUR 151 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80786 JOUR 151 03 09:30AM-10:45AM W 543   18 9*
    09:30AM-10:45AM M 543 Gonzales,Bernard    
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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JOUR 171 WRITING FOR PUBLICATION 3 Units Fee: $20. Provides instruction and practice in writing magazine articles, short stories, novels, and other material suitable for publication. Includes current information about publication procedures and marketing. [D; CSU]
JOUR 171 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80787 JOUR 171 01 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 432 Branscomb II,Max 18 5*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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JOUR 172 ADVANCED WRITING FOR PUBLICATION I 3 Units Fee: $20. [Prerequisite: JOUR 171 or equivalent.] Advanced technique in articles and all forms of fiction with emphasis on the various hallmarks of the professional writer. [D; CSU]
JOUR 172 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80788 JOUR 172 01 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 432 Branscomb II,Max 18 29*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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JOUR 173 ADVANCED WRITING FOR PUBLICATION II 3 Units Fee: $20. [Prerequisite: JOUR 172 or equivalent.] Advanced technique in fiction and nonfiction with emphasis on researching and outlining projected manuscript-in-progress. [D; CSU]
JOUR 173 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80789 JOUR 173 01 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 432 Branscomb II,Max 18 28*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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JOUR 174 ADVANCED WRITING FOR PUBLICATION III 3 Units Fee: $20. [Prerequisite: JOUR 173 or equivalent.] Marketing technique involving fiction and nonfiction manuscripts with emphasis on writer's records, tax and libel, and copyright laws, working with editors and agents. [D; CSU]
JOUR 174 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80790 JOUR 174 01 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 432 Branscomb II,Max 18 30*
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JOUR 200 CAMPUS NEWSPAPER PRODUCTION I 4 Units [Recommended Preparation: JOUR 151 or equivalent.] Provides practical application in newspaper work. Applies skills and materials learned in news writing and photojournalism to produce the college newspaper, the Southwestern Sun. [D; CSU]
JOUR 200 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80791 JOUR 200 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 640 Branscomb II,Max 18 0*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
Four additional hours to be scheduled per week.
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JOUR 201 CAMPUS NEWSPAPER PRODUCTION II 4 Units Fee: $25. [Prerequisite: JOUR 200 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: JOUR 151 or equivalent.] Builds on skills obtained in JOUR 200. Emphasis is on writing, photography, and layout for the College newspaper, the Southwestern Sun. [D; CSU]
JOUR 201 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80792 JOUR 201 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 640 Branscomb II,Max 18 10*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
Four additional hours to be scheduled per week.
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JOUR 202 CAMPUS NEWSPAPER PRODUCTION III 4 Units Fee: $25. [Prerequisite: JOUR 201 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: JOUR 151 or equivalent.] Builds on skills obtained in JOUR 201. Emphasis on writing, photography, and layout for the College newspaper, the Southwestern Sun. Includes newspaper management. [D; CSU]
JOUR 202 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80793 JOUR 202 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 640 Branscomb II,Max 18 20*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
Four additional hours to be scheduled per week.
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JOUR 203 CAMPUS NEWSPAPER PRODUCTION IV 4 Units Fee: $25. Grade only. [Prerequisite: JOUR 202 or equivalent.] Builds on skills obtained in Journalism 202. Emphasizes writing, photography, and layout for the college newspaper, the Southwestern Sun. [D; CSU]
JOUR 203 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
80794 JOUR 203 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 640 Branscomb II,Max 18 23*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
Four additional hours to be scheduled per week.
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JOUR 299 INDEPENDENT STUDY 3 Units [Limitation on Enrollment: Eligibility for independent study.] Individual study, research, or a special assignment for the campus newspaper in some area of particular interest not included in a regular course offered by the College. [D; CSU]
JOUR 299 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
85625 JOUR 299 99 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Branscomb II,Max 18 0*
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Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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Total Courses: 11 Total Sections: 13
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