Magazine Production


2014-2015 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG
Effective 1 June 2014?31 May 2015

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Certificate
18 credit hours

This program offered by School of Communications/Communications and Journalism Department

The certificate in magazine production allows students to explore many of the aspects of producing a magazine, including writing, editing, layout and design and photography.For information on general requirements for the certificate, see Certificate Program Policies and Procedures.

Learning Outcomes

Successful graduates of this program will be able to:

  • demonstrate the elements of magazine production including writing articles suitable for a magazine, devising the overall content, assigning stories, editing, scheduling production and working with printers;
  • demonstrate aesthetically appealing magazine layout and design;
  • demonstrate photojournalism principles.

Requirements

18 credit hours

Required Courses (15 hours)

  • JOUR 4390 Magazine Production* (3 hours)
  • MEDC 2200 Ethics in the Media (3 hours)
  • JOUR 2300 Journalism: Layout and Design (3 hours)
  • JOUR 2170 Copyreading/News Editing (3 hours)
  • PHOT 3190 Digital Photographic Imaging (3 hours)

In addition, students must complete a minimum of 3 credit hours from among the following:

  • PHOT 2500 Photojournalism (3 hours)
  • JOUR 2380 Free Expression and the First Amendment (3 hours)
  • JOUR 3080 Global Journalism (3 hours)
  • JOUR 3150 Topics in Modern Media (1-3 hours)
  • JOUR 3750 Environmental Journalism and Communications (3 hours)
  • JOUR 4050 Sports Reporting (3 hours)
  • JOUR 4170 Investigative Journalism (3 hours)
  • JOUR 4380 Magazine Journalism (3 hours)
  • JOUR 1030 Fundamentals of Reporting (3 hours)
  • JOUR 2140 Advanced Reporting (3 hours)
  • JOUR 2360 History and Principles of American Journalism (3 hours)
  • MEDC 2800 Cultural Diversity in the Media (3 hours)
  • JOUR 3060 Community Reporting (3 hours)
  • JOUR 3130 Feature Writing (3 hours)
  • MEDC 4100 The Law and the Media (3 hours)
  • PHOT 3120 Studio Photography and Lighting (3 hours)
  • INTM 1600 Introduction to Interactive Digital Media (3 hours)