JOUR 2201 [1.0 credit] Fundamentals of Reporting
Introduction to the techniques journalists use to gather information quickly, accurately and ethically, and to present reports and features in clear, engaging ways. Newsroom exercises provide experience in reporting, writing, editing and using digital tools, including photography and social media.
Prerequisite(s): JOUR 1001 and JOUR 1002 and second year standing in the Bachelor of Journalism program.
Lectures, discussion and practicum six hours a week.
Bachelor of Journalism students may take Combined Honours programs in which Journalism is combined with another discipline. Students may choose a Combined Honours program in Journalism and Communication and Media Studies, or from Combined Honours programs offered within the B.A. The Journalism requirements for the Combined Honours program are normally the same as those for the Bachelor of Journalism with Honours listed above. The requirements of the other discipline are the same as those listed for the B.A. Combined Honours program in that discipline. Students are advised to consult the Combined Honours entry of their second discipline in this calendar for details. Combined Honours programs in Journalism and other disciplines are available only to students registered in Journalism.
For Item 9 above, students who transfer into the B.J. Hum. may use up to 1.0 credit of any previously completed art and/or music courses (with the exception of advanced placement courses). Students normally take HUMS 2101 and HUMS 2102 , or HUMS 3102 and HUMS 3103 . Other combinations of these requirements may be allowed at the discretion of the College of the Humanities. For Items 13 and 14 above, students who must take a beginner's level Modern language prerequisite to their intermediate level Modern language requirement should do so in place of RELI 1731 and 0.5 credits in electives. S tudents who are already able to demonstrate a proficiency in an Intermediate level Modern language or a Beginner’s level Ancient language may have the requirement waived, and in that case may be required to take an additional 1.0 elective credit at the 2000-level or above in order to bring their total number of credits up to the required 20.0. Students fulfilling the language requirement are not permitted to register in HIST 2304 to fulfill the requirement for Item 6a .
...GREK, HEBR, ITAL, JAPA, JOUR, KORE, LANG, LATN...0 credit from LAWS 2201, LAWS 2301, LAWS...