Fall 2017 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.
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 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN STS 214         16653 
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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 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN STS 214         17420 
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Your prerequisite must be verified before you register for this class. For more information please go to http://www.scc.losrios.edu/admissionsrecords/prerequisite-information/
Web-enhanced
On-Campus

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Peterson           Off Campus Davis         17283 Textbook
Your prerequisite must be verified before you register for this class. For more information please go to http://www.scc.losrios.edu/admissionsrecords/prerequisite-information/
Web-enhanced
Off-Campus - DaVinci High School, 1400 East 8th Street, Room 24, Davis.


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 19-Dec 14
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Peterson           SCC MAIN STS 214         17822 
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On-Campus


JOUR 360    Photojournalism    3 Units

Same As: PHOTO 350
Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 with a grade of "C" or better; equivalent or technical competency determined by a photography department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
Advisory: PHOTO 312 with a grade of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must use a DSLR style camera to complete all course objectives and assignments. Point-and-shoot cameras are not allowed.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction in photojournalism and magazine techniques in photography. Students will study features, environmental portraits, sports, spot news, and the photo essay styles of journalistic photography. Students will also capture and use audio to complete multimedia projects. Students will photograph or capture multimedia stories for both online and print campus publications (The Express, Mainline magazine, etc.) to complete assignments for their final portfolios. The course includes lectures, visual presentations, speakers, a required field trip to The Sacramento Bee or another media outlet, and lab time. Students will provide their own adjustable camera and related materials. Credit may be earned for PHOTO 350 or JOUR 360, but not for both. (C-ID JOUR 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         10:30AM-12:35PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         20370 
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M         12:45PM-02:50PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
NEW SECTION - 20370 - as of 8/3/17
Hybrid Class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Please note that this class meets on campus each week in addition to the online component. Students must have access to a computer with an internet connection. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.
On-Campus


JOUR 364    Multimedia Capture I    3 Units

Same As: PHOTO 380
Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 and 312 with grades of "C" or better; equivalent or technical competency determined by department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must use a DSLR style camera to complete all course objectives and assignments. Point-and-Shoot cameras are not allowed.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the basic creative concepts and technical elements of capturing video, audio, and still images to create documentary style multimedia content. Students will explore the creative and technical possibilities of merging these three media and various software used to edit this material. Students will receive practical experience in capturing and editing audio, video, and still images with image editing software. Students will complete a final multimedia project and must supply at least one of the following to complete the course: a video camera or an adjustable still camera in either film or digital formats. Students will also take a field trip to The Sacramento Bee or a similar media outlet. The course includes lectures, visual presentations, and lab time. Credit may be earned for JOUR 364 or PHOTO 380, but not for both. (C-ID JOUR 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         10:35AM-12:25PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         20372 
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W         12:35PM-02:50PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
NEW SECTION - 20372 - as of 8/3/17
Hybrid Class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Please note that this class meets on campus each week in addition to the online component. Students must have access to a computer with Adobe Photoshop and an internet connection. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.
On-Campus


JOUR 365    Multimedia Capture II    3 Units

Same As: PHOTO 381
Prerequisite: JOUR 364 or PHOTO 380 with a grade of "C" or better; equivalent or technical competency determined by department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must use a DSLR style camera to complete all course objectives and assignments. Point-and-Shoot cameras are not allowed.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to expand on the creative concepts and technical elements of capturing video, audio, and still images to create advanced documentary style multimedia content. Students will study advanced techniques in capturing and editing audio, video, and still images. Students will continue to advance their skills with image editing software to complete their final projects. Students must supply at least one of the following to complete the class: a video camera or an adjustable still camera in either film or digital formats. The course includes lectures, visual presentations, and lab time. Credit may be earned for JOUR 365 or PHOTO 381, but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         10:35AM-12:25PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         20374 
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W         12:35PM-02:50PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
NEW SECTION - 20374 - as of 8/3/17
Hybrid Class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Please note that this class meets on campus each week in addition to the online component. Students must have access to a computer with Adobe Photoshop and an internet connection. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.
On-Campus


JOUR 410    College Media Production I    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: JOUR 420
Advisory: JOUR 300, JOUR 360, PHOTO 302, and PHOTO 350 with grades of "C" or better
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 19-Dec 14
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN STS 214         18101 
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On-Campus


JOUR 411    College Media Production II    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 302 and 410 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: JOUR 421
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: During this second-semester course, students learn intermediate writing and production skills to produce 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 intermediate-level articles; taking intermediate-level photographs and participating in photo layouts; assigning and editing intermediate-level articles, writing headlines, and planning page layouts in conjunction with page designers for the print newspaper. Ethical and legal aspects of communication are also covered. JOUR 421 is the lab component for this course. (C-ID JOUR 131)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN STS 214         18210 
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On-Campus


JOUR 412    College Media Production III    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 302 and 411 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: JOUR 422
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: During this third-semester course, students will serve in leadership roles as section editors using the school newspaper, the Express, as a practical laboratory. In this course students will serve in leadership roles. Students will learn to conduct editorial meetings in which issues are planned; research, assign, and edit assignments of reporters and photographers for publication; and manage production alongside page designers for each issue of the newspaper. Ethical and legal aspects of media communication are also covered. JOUR 422 is the required lab component for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN STS 214         18233 
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On-Campus


JOUR 413    College Media Production IV    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 302 and 412 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: JOUR 423
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: In this course instruction is provided in leadership for students who function as editors in chief and managing editors using the school newspaper, the Express, as a practical laboratory. Students will plan publication issues and manage section editors, reporters, and photographers on staff. Students will learn to lead staff meetings in which they plan the vision and content of issues; research and suggest story ideas to section editors; manage section editors and staff; and manage production of every aspect of each issue of the newspaper. Ethical and legal aspects of communication and media are also covered for students who serve in top leadership roles. JOUR 423 is the required lab component for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN STS 214         18806 
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On-Campus


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

Prerequisite: JOUR 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: JOUR 410 or 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) or on-line multimedia production (JOUR 430).

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LAB D.Heimer             SCC MAIN STS 213         18102 
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On-Campus


JOUR 421    College Media Production Lab II    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 302 and 420 with grades of "C" or better; and JOUR 410 or JOUR 430 with a grade of "C" or better.
Corequisite: JOUR 411 or 431
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students build on skills gained in JOUR 410 and JOUR 420. During this second-semester course, students will continue to improve their skills in at least two of the following areas: writing, editing, photography, design, and web production skills as an addition to their enrollment in JOUR 411 and/or JOUR 431.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LAB D.Heimer             SCC MAIN STS 213         18211 
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On-Campus


JOUR 422    College Media Production Lab III    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 302 and 421 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: JOUR 412 or 432
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students build on experiences gained in JOUR 411 and/or JOUR 431. During this third-semester course, section editors will learn leadership skills in how to manage news content and staff. Students will plan publication content and manage reporters and photographers. In addition, online section editors will manage multimedia content providers. Students will research and give assignments to staff; edit and produce publishable pieces for the campus newspapers; and manage a section of the publication, as an addition to their enrollment in JOUR 412 and/or JOUR 432.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LAB D.Heimer             SCC MAIN STS 213         18234 
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On-Campus


JOUR 423    College Media Production Lab IV    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 302 or 422 with a grade of "C" or better; and JOUR 412 or JOUR 432 with a grade of "C" or better.
Corequisite: JOUR 413 or 433
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students build on experiences gained in JOUR 412, JOUR 422, and/or JOUR 432. During this fourth-semester course, students who are top leadership (editors in chief, managing editors, web managers) will learn skills in how to lead and manage section editors, photographers, and reporters. Additionally, online leadership will lead podcasters and videographers. Students will oversee the vision and content of their respective publications; research and suggest story ideas to section editors; and manage production of every aspect of the campus print or online newspaper, as an addition to their enrollment in JOUR 413 and JOUR 433.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LAB D.Heimer             SCC MAIN STS 213         18807 
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On-Campus


JOUR 430    Journalism on the Web I    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: JOUR 420
Advisory: JOUR 300, JOUR 360, JOUR 364, PHOTO 302, PHOTO 350, and PHOTO 380 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on instruction in beginning skills in online writing and visual media in producing the campus online 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 online writing and editing; beginning digital photography and digital video production; beginning audio and podcasting production, and social media. 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 19-Dec 14
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 213         18103 
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On-Campus


JOUR 431    Journalism on the Web II    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 302 and 430 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: JOUR 421
Advisory: JOUR 300, JOUR 360, JOUR 364, JOUR 365, JOUR 431, PHOTO 302, PHOTO 350, PHOTO 380, and PHOTO 381 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course builds on experience gained in JOUR 430. During this second-semester course, students will receive instruction in intermediate skills in online writing and visual media, as well as online management, in producing the campus online 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: intermediate online writing, editing, and management; intermediate digital photography and digital video production; and intermediate audio and podcasting 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 421 is the lab component for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 213         18212 
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On-Campus


JOUR 432    Journalism on the Web III    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 302 and 431 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: JOUR 422
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This third-semester course builds on experience gained in JOUR 431 and JOUR 421. This course offers instruction in leadership for students who function as section editors on the campus online newspaper. Students will plan publication content and manage reporters and photographers on staff. Students will learn to conduct and participate in editorial meetings in which they plan content of the daily online newspaper; research, assign, and edit assignments of reporters, photographers, podcasters, and videographers for online publication; and manage online production of their section using social media platforms in producing the campus on-line newspaper, saccityexpress.com. 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. This course prepares students for transfer work in journalism or entry-level jobs in the new field of media convergence. JOUR 422 is the lab component for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 213         18235 
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On-Campus


JOUR 433    Journalism for the Web IV    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 302 and 432 with grades of "C" or better
Corequisite: JOUR 423
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course builds on experience gained in JOUR 432. During this fourth-semester course, instruction is provided in leadership for students who function as editors in chief, managing editors, and online managers, using the saccityexpress.com as a practical laboratory. Students will plan the content of the online site and manage online section editors, reporters, photographers, and multimedia providers; research and suggest story content to section editors; and manage production of every aspect of online production. This course offers opportunity to build a digital portfolio and to gain experience while working on real-world projects. JOUR 423 is the lab component for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 213         18808 
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On-Campus

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 7, 2017