Spring 2011 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 100 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 1           24376 
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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, Jan 15-May 18
M         12:00PM-12:50PM LEC J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 1           27174 
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T         12:00PM-12:50PM LEC J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 1           27664 Textbook
Th        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 1           27666 Textbook
On-Campus


JOUR 310    Mass Media and Society    3 Units

Same As: COMM 351 and ENGWR 384
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 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.)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 1           27172 
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On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Blunk              Davis Cntr Davis 103     26702 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1909 Galileo Court, 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, Jan 15-May 18
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 1           24374 
Textbook
On-Campus


JOUR 402    College Newspaper Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 302 with a grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a course that instructs students in producing a college newspaper. The course develops students' abilities in news, sports and feature writing, editing, advertising, and photography. This course may be taken four times for credit provided no topic is repeated. Journalism 405 is the lab component for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 1           24838 
Textbook
On-Campus

MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Leibrock           SCC MAIN T03 1           24838 Textbook
On-Campus


JOUR 403    College Magazine Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 100 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. This course may be taken four times for credit, provided no topic level is repeated.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC R.Leibrock           SCC MAIN T03 1           27170 
Textbook
On-Campus


JOUR 405    Publications Production Skills Lab    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: JOUR 402, 403, 404, or 406
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: This lab course helps students improve their writing, editing, and computer skills as an addition to their enrollment in editing and production and/or college newspaper production. Students may take this course three times for a maximum of nine units.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 3           24382 
Textbook
On-Campus


JOUR 406    Online Production    3 Units

Prerequisite: JOUR 302 with a grade or "C" or better or concurrent enrollment
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is a course that instructs students in producing an online college newspaper. Students will learn skills in online writing, editing, digital photography, digital video and audio production, Web design, and podcasting. The course will facilitate media convergence for the Express print newspaper and Mainline print magazine. This course offers opportunity to build a digital portfolio and to gain experience while working on real-world projects. This course may be taken four times for credit as students acquire more advanced skills in producing and managing an online publication and as they require more training in emerging techniques and software used in new media, provided no topic level is repeated. Journalism 405 is the lab component for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 5           29392 
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On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN T03 5           29392 Textbook
On-Campus

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: May 12, 2011