Spring 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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JOUR 300    Newswriting and Reporting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Ability to keyboard
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 under newsroom conditions. It includes personal interviews, speeches, meetings, and other event coverage. The role of the reporter and the legal and ethical issues related to reporting are also examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LEC M.Martin             ARC MAIN D 217           23351 
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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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       08:30AM-09:50AM LEC W.Johnson            ARC MAIN D 221           33087 
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MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC A.Miller             ARC MAIN D 215           23821 Textbook


JOUR 361    Multimedia Journalism    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 360 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the theory and technique of combining still images, audio, and video to create multimedia photojournalism content for distribution via the Internet. It provides practical experience in capturing and editing still images, audio, and video with software such as Adobe Photoshop, Audacity, Soundslides Pro, and Apple⿿s iMovie and Final Cut Pro. A digital still or video camera is required. This course may be taken three times for credit using different software or techniques.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:00AM-10:50AM LEC S.McKay              ARC MAIN Rm 120          31593 
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TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LAB S.McKay              ARC MAIN Rm 120            


JOUR 401    College Newspaper Production    2 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LAB
Description: This course provides weekly deadline experience in research and analysis, writing, editing, photography and design phases of the campus' student newspaper. It includes desktop publishing and digital photo-imaging. It may be taken four times for credit. Some universities limit transfer credit; see the department adviser or your counselor.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        01:20PM-02:10PM LAB R.Mellott            ARC MAIN Rm 120          23419 
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TTh       03:15PM-05:20PM LAB R.Mellott            ARC MAIN Rm 120          23419 Textbook


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, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC S.McKay              ARC MAIN Rm 120          25905 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Mellott            ARC MAIN Rm 120          25905 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. May be taken 4 times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB S.McKay              ARC MAIN Rm 120          25907 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB R.Mellott            ARC MAIN Rm 120          25907 Textbook

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010