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JOUR 4301 [0.5 credit] Specialized Journalism: Business and the Markets

Core skills development for business journalism: reading financial documents, covering activities of corporations, functioning of stock and other markets, trade policy and the broader economy, focus on contemporary business news and local publicly-traded companies. Emphasis on explanatory/analytical reporting, production of an extended work of journalism.
Prerequisite(s): fourth-year standing in B.J. Hons. or permission of the School.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as JOUR 5301, for which additional credit is precluded.
Lectures, discussion and seminars three hours a week.