Catalog 2021-2022

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JOU 304 Social, Digital, and Data Journalism

This course focuses on digital reporting and storytelling tools and methods, building on the training provided in Multimedia Journalism I. The latest video journalism, audio journalism, data journalism, photojournalism, web writing and social media skills will be explored, along with issues involving multimedia journalism ethics and the law.

Credit Hours: 4

Prerequisites

AWR 101 and AWR 201; JOU 221 or COM 241; and JOU 271.

JOU 336 Advanced Broadcast Journalism Field Production

This class builds upon the foundational skills introduced in COM 236 UTTV Practicum. Students will learn how to use DSLR cameras and other advanced technologies to produce TV news packages. Students will strengthen broadcast skills in conducting standups, on-camera interviews, video shooting, editing and production. Students will be required to report on topics and events affecting the broader Tampa Bay community. Classes incorporate lecture/discussion and professor guidance in project work for news packages. 
Credit Hours: 4

Prerequisites

COM 236

JOU 371 Feature Writing

An advanced journalism class that focuses on writing longer feature stories of greater complexity than the news stories in JOU 271. Involves extensive writing assignments of the kind that appears in print or online magazines. Students will study important genres in those publications and learn how to complement their own stories with additional elements, such as sidebars, forming editorial packages.

Credit Hours: 4
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Prerequisites

AWR 101 and AWR 201; and JOU 101 and JOU 271, or permission of instructor and department chair.

JOU 390 Advanced Special Topics in Journalism

Advanced study of a topic and/or area of journalism. The course may be repeated if content varies.

Credit Hours: 4

Prerequisites

AWR 101 and AWR 201; JOU 271 or permission of instructor and department chair.