Certificate programs are a great way to explore a subject area at a lower cost than degree programs. In just six credit hours, you’ll have a Journalism Writing Certificate that you can add to your resume, along with concrete professional writing and reporting skills you can use immediately.
Gain skills in the fundamentals of news reporting, writing and editing. Explore the different beats that journalists cover and learn how to do research, conduct interviews, and write and edit like a reporter.
JOU 1006 - Media News and Reporting
Introduces newswriting, reporting and interviewing with an emphasis on clarity, accuracy, timeliness and fairness. Course is not repeatable for credit.
JOU 2006 - Intermediate Newswriting and Editing
Presents how to gather information as an investigative reporter through research of local, state and federal government publications, how to cover police beat and city hall, how our courts and regulatory agencies function, and how to cover other challenges as the environment, religion, science, medical, public safety and business. Course is not repeatable for credit.
JOU 1006 with a grade of "C" or better
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Degree at a Glance
Degree TypeAssociate of Applied Science
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