J 280 : Journalism Practicum

Transcript title

Journalism Practicum



Grading mode

Pass/No Pass grades

Total contact hours


Other hours



Instructor approval.

Recommended preparation

J 215 and J 216.

Course Description

Provides experience in which students apply previous classroom learning in an occupational setting (may include internships in local media). Credits depend on the number of hours worked. P/NP grading.

Course learning outcomes

1. Apply skills and knowledge gained through classroom experience in a practical setting.
2. Identify strengths and weaknesses in individual preparation through self-analysis and evaluations.
3. Identify techniques that are key to successfully gaining a position, holding that position, and progressing to higher levels during a career in journalism or other media.
4. Learn competencies on the job that cannot be learned in the classroom.

Content outline

The content of this course is variable. Please consult the course syllabus or contact the instructor of record.

Required materials

Students will need writing materials and must provide their own transportation to the internship site.

Outside of

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