Fall 2013 Class Schedule (ARC)



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JOUR 300    Newswriting and Reporting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better. Ability to type.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers evaluating, gathering, and writing news in accepted journalistic style for different types of media under newsroom conditions. Topics include personal interviews, along with coverage of speeches, meetings, and other events. In addition, the role of the reporter and the legal and ethical issues related to reporting are examined. (C-ID JOUR 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LEC W.Hammerwold         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 221  11969 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LEC W.Hammerwold         ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  10390 Textbook


JOUR 301    Advanced Newswriting and Reporting    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the development of advanced skills of reporting, interviewing, and writing in the range of work handled by a general assignment reporter. It emphasizes in-depth research, critical analysis, and story format. It also introduces feature and editorial writing. (C-ID JOUR 210)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
F         01:00PM-04:05PM LEC K.Munger             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 120    20030 
Textbook


JOUR 310    Mass Media and Society    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D7
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: The course is a survey of the mass media. It covers the history, philosophy, structure, and trends of mass media, as well as the theories that help to explain its effects on social institutions. It includes an exploration of economics, technology, law, ethics, and social issues, including cultural and ethnic diversity. (C-ID JOUR 100)

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
MW        06:00PM-09:10PM LEC K.Munger             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  20227 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC W.Johnson            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 221  10389 Textbook


JOUR 320    Race and Gender in the Media    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D3; CSU Area D4; CSU Area D7; IGETC Area 4C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the roles of gender, ethnicity, and social class as represented and documented in the mass media. These issues are analyzed within the context of media content, development, policy, and ownership, including stereotypes and the role of alternative and community media. Critical thinking is emphasized through the review of mass media, focusing on the contributions of diverse groups to mass media and mass communication as an agent and documenter of social change.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
TTh       06:00PM-09:10PM LEC H.Rudulph            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 228  20225 
Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC A.Miller             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  12020 Textbook


JOUR 402    College Newspaper Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 300 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course offers hands-on experience in producing a professional-level media product. Instruction covers researching, reporting, writing, editing, and designing the campus' student print/online news publication. (C-ID JOUR 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC W.Hammerwold         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 120    12730 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:55PM LAB W.Hammerwold         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 120      


JOUR 404    Editing and Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: JOUR 300.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides instruction and practice in editing and design, including page makeup, copy editing, photo editing, legal/ethical issues and production methods for newspapers, magazines and other publications. It also includes preparing, planning and organizing publications.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC W.Hammerwold         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 120    11294 
Textbook


JOUR 405    Publications Production Skills Lab    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: JOUR 404
Advisory: JOUR 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This course provides applicable skills to enhance editing and production skills learned in JOUR 404. It also includes instruction in photo illustrations, infographics, typography and project management.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB W.Hammerwold         ARC MAIN Lib Arts 120    11295 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Hammerwold          TBA TBA                 11295 Textbook
1.4 hrs. TBA per week for those registering for 1 unit. The Journalism Lab, Rm. 120 in Liberal Arts, will be open 9 a.m.-noon on Fridays.

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: December 17, 2013