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Journalism at WCC

 

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Learn how you can be more media savvy and communicate more professionally with these journalism courses.
Check out Ka ‘Ohana student newspaper online and in print.

JOUR 150 – Media and Society
(3 credits, transferable)
New course in media literacy that will explore the impact on society of a whole range of multimedia, including TV, social media, newspapers and magazines, advertising, film and the Web.
Fulfills a DS (Diversification–Social Science) requirement.
Prerequisite: Placement in or credit for ENG 22 or higher.
M, W 10–11:15 a.m.

JOUR 250 – Media Writing
(3 credits, WI)

A hands-on course for anyone who wants to learn how to write and communicate more professionally in this multimedia age. Includes a field trip to a TV news show and guest speakers who work in communications fields. Also fulfills a WRITING INTENSIVE requirement for the AA degree.
Prerequisite: ENG 100
T, TH 10–11:15 a.m.

JOUR 285V – Newspaper Lab
(1–3 credits, WI)

Be a part of the team that produces WCC's award-winning student newspaper, Ka ‘Ohana. Includes training in writing, photography, videography, graphic and page design, and website management. Recommended for journalism and communications majors.
Also fulfills a WRITING INTENSIVE requirement for the AA degree.
Prerequisite: ENG 100. Credit for or registration in JOUR 250 or consent of the instructor.
T, TH 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.

For more information, contact instructor Kimberlee Bassford at 235-7396 or kbassfor@hawaii.edu.