Introduction to Journalism - ENG 121 at Patrick & Henry Community College

Effective: 2024-05-01

Course Description

Introduces students to the practice of journalism through researching, interviewing, writing, editing and revising articles for potential publication. Explores current issues in the field, media law, journalistic values, ethics and reporting. Acquaints students with Associated Press Style, copy editing, news and feature writing, and creative journalism.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

ENG 121 is designed for students interested in writing or pursuing degrees in English or Journalism, particularly those interested in publishing their work.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: ENG 111 department approval.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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