Spring 2014 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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 1           16396 
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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 18-May 21
T         12:00PM-12:50PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 1           17339 
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W         12:00PM-12:50PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 1           17477 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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 1           17338 
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On-Campus

TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC D.Heimer             Davis Cntr Davis 114     17185 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC J.Haag               West Sac WSC 115         19744 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


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; IGETC Area 4C; IGETC Area 4D
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This multi-media course is an overview of print, broadcast and Internet news, and entertainment media in the U.S. from World War I to the present. Using readings from selected texts, old newsreels, clips from movies, radio and television broadcasts, and Internet selections, as well as period literature, students will analyze and debate the changes in media with particular focus on social class, gender, and ethnicity. Critical thinking will be emphasized in this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LEC J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 1           18829 
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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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 1           18831 
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JOUR 411    College Media Production II    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101, JOUR 302, and JOUR 410 with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: JOUR 421
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on experience gained in JOUR 410. During the 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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Leibrock           SCC MAIN T03 1           18877 
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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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-11:05AM LAB J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 3           18832 
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JOUR 421    College Media Production Lab II    .5-3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101, JOUR 302, JOUR 410, JOUR 420, and JOUR 430 with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: JOUR 302, 411, and 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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:00AM-11:05AM LAB J.Haag               SCC MAIN T03 3           18833 
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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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC D.Heimer             SCC MAIN T03 5           18878 
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On-Campus


JOUR 431    Online Multimedia Production II    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101, JOUR 302, and JOUR 430 with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: JOUR 302 and 421
Advisory: JOUR 300, PHOTO 302, PHOTO 350, PHOTO 380, and PHOTO 381
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 on-line writing and visual media, as well as on-line management, 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: intermediate on-line writing, editing, and management; intermediate digital photography and digital video production; and intermediate 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 421 is the lab component for this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN T03 5           18879 
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On-Campus

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 11, 2014