Applied Journalism (AJ)

AJ 199, SPECIAL TOPICS, 1-3 Credits

This course is repeatable for 12 credits.

AJ 299, SPECIAL TOPICS, 1-3 Credits

This course is repeatable for 6 credits.

AJ 308, WORKSHOP, 1-3 Credits

This course is repeatable for 6 credits.

AJ 311, MEDIA STORYTELLING, 3 Credits

Introduction to community journalism, with a focus on developing storytelling methodologies for a variety of media in firsthand reporting praxis.

Prerequisite: WR 121 with B or better

AJ 312, ADVANCED MEDIA STORYTELLING, 3 Credits

Continued praxis in journalistic storytelling, with an emphasis on developing intensive hard news stories and photojournalistic essay packages through reporting government agencies.

Prerequisite: AJ 311 with B or better

AJ 313, PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES IN APPLIED JOURNALISM, 3 Credits

Faculty, staff and students connect to generate in-depth critiques of polished journalistic projects, culminating in the production and distribution of a best practices job kit.

Prerequisite: AJ 311 with B or better and AJ 312 [B]

This course is repeatable for 6 credits.

AJ 408, WORKSHOP, 1-3 Credits

This course is repeatable for 6 credits.

AJ 410, INTERNSHIP, 1 Credit

Students seeking to obtain the Applied Journalism Minor must complete three sections of AJ 410 Internship, to include reporting, production and/or editorial duties at Orange Media Network (OMN).

This course is repeatable for 6 credits.

AJ 490, MEDIA LAW AND ETHICS, 3 Credits

Exploring case studies and other analyses germane to the most relevant and pressing legal and ethical issues in contemporary journalism.

Prerequisite: AJ 311 with B or better

This course is repeatable for 6 credits.