Journalism Course Offerings

JR 251 - News Writing and Reporting

This course covers the basic skills needed for successful reporting and news writing in todays new media age. Students learn research, interviewing, reporting and writing techniques, basic photography skills, and the legal and ethical responsibilities of a journalist. Students use these skills to produce news and feature stories for The Collegiate, GRCCs web-based student publication. Students are asked to cover events and conduct interviews outside of class to submit for publication to The Collegiate.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)


JR 252 - Advanced News Writing and Reporting

In this course students refine their reporting skills and compose editorials. The use of social media is emphasized as a way to connect with their audience, promote stories, and provide up-to-date news coverage. Students are assigned to a beat and learn how to generate their own beat stories. Students may use the skills learned in this course to serve in an editor role for The Collegiate, GRCC\'s web-based student publication.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)


JR 253 - Journalism - Internship

This course is designed for students who are seeking an internship in a field related to their future career in multimedia journalism. This could include working as an intern in any of the following areas of interest: newspapers, radio or television stations, or public relations organizations. Students can earn 2 credit hours which would require 8 hours per week of work. The instruction will be provided by internship supervisors at the internship site.
Course Fee: None (Tuition Rates & Fees)