Class Schedule

Class Schedule For Journalism - Fall2022

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Table Of Contents

JOUR 20 - Style For Media Writers (1 Units)

Intensive review of grammar, word use, spelling, and principles of clear, concise writing.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 20 Section 01 80064 1 Lecture 45/40 MWF MND4004 0800AM-0850AM Staff
** Meets 08/29/2022 to 09/30/2022 **
02 book for JOUR 20 Section 02 80065 1 Lecture 45/0 MWF MND4004 0900AM-0950AM Staff
** Meets 08/29/2022 to 09/30/2022 **
03 book for JOUR 20 Section 03 80410 1 Lecture 45/36 MWF MND4004 0800AM-0850AM Staff
** Meets 10/03/2022 to 11/04/2022 **

JOUR 30 - News Writing (3 Units)

Fundamentals of news gathering and news writing. Emphasis on language and style used in feature and news stories.

Note: Computer familiarity (MAC-OS) recommended.

Co-requisite: JOUR 20.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 30 Section 01 80051 1 Discussion 25/2 MW MND3002 0130PM-0245PM Staff
02 book for JOUR 30 Section 02 80052 1 Discussion 25/9 MW MND3002 0300PM-0415PM Staff
03 book for JOUR 30 Section 03 80053 1 Discussion 25/10 TR MND3003 1200PM-0115PM Staff

JOUR 50 - Media Lit+Critical Thinking (3 Units)

Introduction to reasoning skills useful to the journalism major and general education student alike in interpreting and judging information, entertainment and advertising in the mass media. Emphasis on how to assess the quality of news as information, and on how to think critically about the effects of mass-produced culture.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 50 Section 01 80822 1 Discussion 25/9 TR MND4004 0430PM-0545PM Staff A3

JOUR 55 - Media Communication+Soc (3 Units)

Introduction to the basic concepts of mass communication, including the effects, uses, and functions associated with the goods and services of mass media. Examination of the ways mass media combine with other institutions to affect the organization, design, and comprehension of communication messages, as well as political thought, cultural beliefs, and economic behavior.

Cross Listed: COMS 55; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 55 Section 01 80056 1 Lecture 5/0 W MND4008 0600PM-0850PM Gale,Elaine
02 book for JOUR 55 Section 02 80057 1 Lecture 5/0 TR MND3013 0130PM-0245PM Taylor,Don
03 book for JOUR 55 Section 03 80555 1 Lecture 10/4 TR AMD150 0900AM-1015AM Staff

JOUR 116 - Data Visualization (3 Units)

Instruction in visualizing datasets using charts, graphs and maps. Students will use spreadsheets to analyze data, along with software and online applications to create data visualizations. Emphasis on visualizations for business, academia and journalism.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 116 Section 01 81063 1 Discussion 80/0 TR ARC1016 0430PM-0545PM Reese,Phillip H B5

JOUR 120 - History Of The Media (3 Units)

Examination of development of major media of mass communication in the U.S. and how the economics, content, regulation and audience use of the media have been affected by the way the media have evolved. Current issues and trends are discussed, as well as possible future development.

Prerequisite: COMS 55/JOUR 55 or equivalent; may be taken concurrently with prerequisite.

Cross Listed: COMS 120; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 120 Section 01 80058 1 Lecture 10/0 MW AMD354 1200PM-0115PM Staff

JOUR 123 - Writing Public Relations (3 Units)

Organization and operation of communication media; practice in publicity and public relations techniques. Emphasis on clear writing and correct public relations formats such as releases, PSAs, articles, and speeches.

Prerequisite: JOUR 30; GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Cross listed: COMS 123

Note: Computer familiarity (MAC-OS) recommended.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 123 Section 01 80938 1 Lecture 3/0 TR DH209 0900AM-1015AM Howard,Timothy L
03 book for JOUR 123 Section 03 80939 1 Lecture 3/1 TR SLN4008 0730AM-0845AM Howard,Timothy L

JOUR 125 - Multimedia Storytelling (3 Units)

Principles and techniques of reporting and writing news for radio, television, podcasts, social media, and other emerging media platforms. Field and laboratory experience, including basic multimedia story production.

Prerequisite: JOUR 30

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 125 Section 01 80878 1 Discussion 25/4 W MND3002 0600PM-0850PM Staff

JOUR 128 - News Editing (3 Units)

Introduction to the role of the editor in contemporary news production. Instruction in story assigning and digital editing, headline/caption writing, photo/visual selection, identifying story treatments, and web tools including search engine optimization and audience analytics. Lab sessions include story/copy editing, fact-checking exercises, headline/caption writing, photo/visual selection, analysis and application of audience metrics in story assignments, and other editorial work.

Prerequisite: JOUR 20, JOUR 30.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 128 Section 01 80043 1 Discussion 25/0 T MND3002 1200PM-0115PM Staff
02 book for JOUR 128 Section 02 80044 1 Laboratory 25/0 R MND3002 1200PM-0115PM Staff

JOUR 130A - News Reporting I (3 Units)

Instruction and practice in journalistic research, interviewing, and reporting skills.

Note: Computer familiarity (MAC-OS) recommended.

Prerequisite: JOUR 20, JOUR 30.

Corequisite: JOUR 130B.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 130A Section 01 80054 1 Discussion 25/0 M MND3003 0900AM-1150AM Staff

JOUR 130B - News Reporting II (3 Units)

Practice in covering a news beat, producing news and feature stories on a weekly basis. Instruction includes reporting on local government.

Prerequisite: JOUR 30.

Corequisite: JOUR 130A.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 130B Section 01 80865 1 Lecture 25/0 W MND3003 0900AM-1150AM Staff

JOUR 131 - Data Journalism (3 Units)

Instruction and practice in finding, analyzing, visualizing and using data for journalism.

Prerequisite: JOUR 30; may be taken concurrently.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 131 Section 01 80877 1 Discussion 25/0 TR MND3002 1030AM-1145AM Reese,Phillip H
01 book for JOUR 131 Section 01 80877 1 Discussion 25/0 TR 1030AM-1145AM Staff
01 book for JOUR 131 Section 01 80877 1 Discussion 25/0 - Staff

JOUR 132 - Digital Magazine (3 Units)

Conceiving, reporting, and writing feature articles for magazines in print and online. In addition to improving writing skills, students will learn how to identify freelance opportunities, pitch stories, analyze published work, and produce articles for a digital magazine published by the class.

Prerequisite: JOUR 30 or instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 132 Section 01 81061 1 Discussion 25/0 T MND1026 0600PM-0850PM Staff

JOUR 135 - Public Affairs Reporting (3 Units)

Preparation and practice for covering California issues, with a focus on state government and investigative reporting techniques. Culminates with a final project.

Prerequisite: JOUR 20, JOUR 30, JOUR 130A, JOUR 130B; GWAR certification before Fall 09; or WPJ score of 80+; or 3-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W; or 4-unit placement in ENGL 109M or ENGL 109W and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X; or WPJ score 70 or 71 and co-enrollment in ENGL 109X.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
02 book for JOUR 135 Section 02 80554 1 Discussion 25/0 MW EUR112 1030AM-1145AM Reese,Phillip H WI

JOUR 153 - Journalism Law + Ethics (3 Units)

Examines the laws, regulations, and ethical principles that govern print, broadcast, and electronic journalism in the U.S. The process by which laws and regulation are enacted and interpreted and the development of socially responsible journalistic practice are discussed.

Cross Listed: COMS 153; only one may be counted for credit

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 153 Section 01 80261 1 Discussion 25/0 MW MND4000 0300PM-0415PM Staff

JOUR 158 - PR Planning+Management (3 Units)

Application of theoretical concepts to the solution of problems for pre-selected non-profit and campus clients by forming small group PR agencies; completing needs assessments; profiling target and secondary audiences; developing and implementing a strategic public relations plan; producing targeted messages for media kits and other uses; developing and evaluating formative and summative evaluation plans; and making formal in-class presentations to peers, clients and invited PR professionals. Students will also learn how to negotiate contracts, maintain client relations, track work on projects and develop timelines and budgets.

Prerequisite: COMS 118 and JOUR 123 or COMS 123 with grade of "C-" or better.

Cross Listed: COMS 158; only one may be counted for credit.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 158 Section 01 80808 1 Lecture 5/4 TR SLN4008 1030AM-1145AM Howard,Timothy L
02 book for JOUR 158 Section 02 80809 1 Lecture 5/4 TR MND1032 1200PM-0115PM Howard,Timothy L

JOUR 194 - Jour-Related Work Exper (3-6 Units)

Supervised employment in a company or agency working on journalism-related assignments, arranged through the Department of Communication Studies and the Cooperative Education Program office. Requires preparation of application packet, completion of a 6 month full-time or part-time work assignment, and a written report.

Note: Open only to upper division or graduate students with appropriate course preparation. Units MAY NOT be used to meet the Journalism major or minor. Consent of Communication Studies Department advisor required. No more than 12 units will count toward the degree.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 194 Section 01 86859 1 Independent Study 5/5 TBAARR - Poeppelman,Timi L

JOUR 195 - Internship In Journalism (1-6 Units)

Directed work experience through the internship program with public agencies or with journalistic publications, organizations or agencies. Supervision is provided by both the instructional staff and the cooperating agency.

Note: Student must make arrangements with the internship coordinator upon admittance to the course. Limited to Journalism majors and minors and Government-Journalism majors. No more than six units of JOUR 195 may be counted toward the Journalism major.

Prerequisite: JOUR 130A, JOUR 130B and minimum 2.3 overall GPA.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 195 Section 01 80181 1 Independent Study 5/5 TBAARR - Poeppelman,Timi L I

JOUR 197 - Journalism Laboratory (3 Units)

Working as a staff member of the State Hornet news organization. Roles and responsibilities may include writing, reporting, photography, editing, audio/video production, web layout and design, promotions, marketing, distribution, and/or media business management.

Note: Journalism majors are required to take either JOUR 197A, JOUR 197B, or JOUR 195

Pre-requisite: JOUR 30

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 197 Section 01 80883 1 Discussion 50/0 TR MND4004 0300PM-0415PM Staff

JOUR 199 - Special Problems (1-3 Units)

Individual projects or directed reading open to students who wish to attempt independent work. Faculty approval required.

Note: Journalism majors or minors may submit no more than 6 units of JOUR 199 and JOUR 299 toward their degrees.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

Sect Books Class Nbr Ses Cmp Seats Tot/Avl Days Bldg/Room Times Faculty Class Attributes
01 book for JOUR 199 Section 01 80252 1 Independent Study 30/28 - Staff

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Class Attribute Codes

A3 - Critical Thinking (A3)

B5 - Further Studies in Area B (B5)

I - Service Learning Internship

WI - SAC:WRITING INTENSIVE GRAD REQ

Session Codes

1 - Regular Academic Session (08/29/2022 to 12/09/2022)