Fall 2013 Class Schedule (SCC)



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JOUR 300    Newswriting and Reporting    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 302 with a grade of "C" or better or may be taken concurrently.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a beginning course in newswriting and reporting. It provides instruction and practice in news reporting and fundamentals of news writing, including analyses of news stories and different types of stories in newspapers and magazines. The course concentrates on news leads and simple news story types, organization and structure of news and feature stories, and the language and style of journalism. (C-ID JOUR 110)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 1           16241 
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On-Campus


JOUR 302    Style for Media Writers    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides a review of English grammar for writers who seek careers in the mass media. Students will review basic grammar, spelling, punctuation, and Associated Press style, focusing on their use in online and print media.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
W         12:00PM-12:50PM LEC J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 1           17374 
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T         12:00PM-12:50PM LEC J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 1           17463 Textbook
Th        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 1           17538 Textbook
On-Campus


JOUR 310    Mass Media and Society    3 Units

Same As: COMM 351 and ENGWR 384
Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 or ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement into ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 through the assessment process
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320 with a "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); CSU Area D4; IGETC Area 4G
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an interdisciplinary course exploring aspects of communication and the impact of mass media on the individual and society. The survey includes basic communication models, books, magazines, newspapers, recordings, movies, radio, television, advertising, public relations, the Internet, theories of communication, relationships between mass media and business and government, and processes and effects from a social science perspective. (Credit may be awarded for only one section of either COMM 351, ENGWR 384, or JOUR 310.) (C-ID JOUR 100)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 1           17373 
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On-Campus

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Heimer             Off Campus Davis         17181 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davinci High School, Room 15, 1400 East 8th St, Davis, CA 95616.


JOUR 340    Writing for Publication    3 Units

Same As: ENGWR 330
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an introductory course in writing nonfiction for publication. Emphasis will be on developing a saleable article for magazines, newspapers, or online media sources; finding ideas; analyzing publications; writing a query letter; researching and interviewing; and organizing, writing, and illustrating an article. Credit may be awarded for ENGWR 330 or JOUR 340, but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
T         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 1           18073 
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On-Campus


JOUR 403    College Magazine Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; JOUR 302 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a course in which students produce a non-fiction, journalistic college magazine once a semester. This course is designed for students interested in writing, graphics, page layout, art, photography, or editing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
M         06:30PM-09:35PM LEC J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 1           19548 
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On-Campus


JOUR 410    College Media Production I    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 and JOUR 302 with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: JOUR 420
Advisory: JOUR 300, PHOTO 302, and PHOTO 350
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on instruction in writing and producing student news media, primarily the school print newspaper, the Express, a journalistic product for distribution to a college-wide audience. Students will receive instruction in one of the following areas: researching, reporting, and writing articles; taking photographs and participating in photo layouts; editing articles, writing headlines, and planning page layouts in conjunction with editors for print newspaper production. Ethical and legal aspects of communication are also covered. JOUR 420 is the lab component for this course. (C-ID JOUR 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 1           19261 
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On-Campus

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Leibrock           SCC MAIN T03 1           19261 Textbook
On-Campus


JOUR 420    College Media Production Lab I    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 and JOUR 302 with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: JOUR 302, 410, and 430
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students improve their beginning writing, editing, photography, design, and computer skills as an addition to their enrollment in college media production (JOUR 410) and/or on-line multimedia production (JOUR 430).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-11:05AM LAB D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 3           19263 
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On-Campus


JOUR 430    Online Multimedia Production I    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 and JOUR 302 with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: JOUR 302 and 420
Advisory: JOUR 300, PHOTO 302, PHOTO 350, and PHOTO 380
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on instruction in beginning skills in on-line writing and visual media in producing the campus on-line newspaper, saccityexpress.com. Students are instructed in how to produce the journalistic product for distribution to a college-wide audience. Students learn skills in one of the following areas: beginning on-line writing and editing; beginning digital photography and digital video production; and beginning audio and pod-casting production. Ethical and legal aspects of communication and journalism are also covered. This course offers opportunity to build a digital portfolio and to gain experience while working on real-world projects. JOUR 420 is the lab component for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 5           19264 
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On-Campus

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN T03 5           19264 Textbook
On-Campus

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: January 15, 2014