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JOU 2101 Introduction to Journalism

The principles and functions of newspapers, including current changes and challenges. Students will learn basic and advanced reporting skills, including how to interview, gather information and write news stories. Computer skills are required.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Journalism
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: ENG 1101 


  • Evaluate sources, conduct interviews and gather information for news stories.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the writing process for news stories.
  • Demonstrate understanding of journalistic principles, professional ethics and current changes and challenges.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3