Journalism minors gain the skills needed for communicating news in both print and broadcast formats.
Goes great with:
- Graphic Design
- Literature with Writing Emphasis
This minor is not available to students majoring in Electronic Publishing, Public Relations orJournalism.
(From the 2011-13 Catalog)
A. All of the following:
This is an advanced course which combines the skills acquired in AR243 Photography with the knowledge gained in AR303 Graphic Design I. The course utilizes the scanner, digital cameras, CDs and the imaging program, Adobe Photoshop, for the creation of new expressions of art.
Offered fall semester. Prerequisite: AR243 and AR303.
A study of the history, production methods, and social and economic factors of the mass media. This course gives students an understanding of print media, broadcast media and public relations by analyzing the technical development and social impact of media.
Principles and practice in journalistic writing and related skills and theory, including style and conventions of journalistic writing, news judgment criteria, techniques for interviewing, ethical dimensions. Extensive writing in and out of class.
Offered spring semester only. Prerequisites: keyboard fluency and either E120 or E220.
Hands-on experience in identifying, pursuing, and writing news stories; principles and practice in writing various news-story types.
Offered fall semester only. Prerequisites: MC111 and MC201.
Exploration of and experience in the professional skills needed to produce news and public relations materials. Includes copy editing, grammar, style and headline writing; organization and structure of texts in news and public relations; computerized editing functions.
Offered spring semester only. Prerequisites: MC111 and MC201. Students who take MC201 and MC301 must take them prior to, not concurrently with, MC308 unless permission is granted by instructor of MC308.
MC111 Introduction to Mass Communication
MC201 Reporting I
An examination of units of local and state government and their coverage in the news media; projects designed to familiarize students with the workings of governmental and quasi-governmental agencies.
Offered spring semester only. Prerequisites: MC111, MC201 and MC301.
|Social Science Chair||Mass Communication Program Coordinator|
|David Lynch, Ph.D.
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
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Winona, MN 55987-1399
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