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JOURNALISM

JOURN 21

BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY� (4)

Class Hours: 3 Lecture, 3 Laboratory, CR/NC, CAN JOUR 4

Journalism 21 provides study in the basic techniques of the theory and application of photography.� Topics include camera description and use, picture taking, film processing, and printmaking.� The class is designed for black and white photography only.� Some basic techniques of photographic composition are studied.� (AA, CSU, UC)

JOURN 22

ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY� (3)

Class Hours: 2 Lecture, 3 Laboratory, CR/NC.� Prerequisite: JOURN 21

Journalism 22 studies the skills of the photographic field as applied in the various professional levels. Photographic composition and lighting control are examined in detail.� The processing of color film and prints is discussed.� (AA, CSU)

JOURN 30/60

EXPERIMENTAL COURSE� (.5-3)

Class Hours: 18 Lecture or 54 Laboratory hours for each semester unit.

Journalism courses numbered 30/60 are designed to permit departments to meet an immediate student or community need, to explore newer methods in teaching a subject, to offer courses which are innovative, and to provide variety and flexibility in curriculum.� A required course description identifies each course subject.� These courses may be taken for CR/NC.� (AA)

JOURN 40

INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION� (3)

Class Hours: 3 Lecture, D7� CR/NC

Journalism 40 is designed to provide the student with an overview of each of the mass media, print, broadcast and film, their characteristics, functions, structure and support, and the related institutions, such as advertising and public relations.� Students will be taught to appreciate the value of free and responsible mass media with reference to their evolution.� The class will acquaint the student with the nature of contemporary American journalism by introducing him/her to the scope of present-day journalism and to the dominant theories of communication and the influences of the media in today's complex society.� (AA, CSU, UC)

JOURN 49/99

DIRECTED STUDY� (1-2)

Class Hours: 54 laboratory for each semester unit. No more than 2 units per semester per 49/99 series.

All courses numbered 49/99 are designed for students who wish to undertake special projects related to a particular field.� Students, under instructor guidance and acknowledgement, may pursue individual exploration after completing or while currently enrolled in at least one course in the department of directed study.

 
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