COM 212 Field Experience - Student Newspaper Practicum

This course provides students experiential learning through the production of the student newspaper, with targeted instruction and guidance provided by a Communication Instructor who teaches COM 112 News Writing and Reporting and the Faculty/Staff Adviser of the student newspaper, The Observer.  This course will combine the academic study of journalism with the practical elements of an on-campus internship with The Observer.  Students will develop and advance their skills in writing, editing, graphic design, photography and/or the business aspects of newspaper production.  This will complement their academic preparation and will help build their portfolio and résumé.  Prerequisite: ENG 101 and pre or co-requisite of COM 112, and/or permission of the instructor(s) and Communication program director.  
3 credits  Fall, Spring
3 credits
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