Practicum reporting for the student newspaper. Assignments typically include gathering and writing stories, layout of pages, photography, advertising sales. May be repeated for a total of 6 hours. 1-3 hours.
Basic theories of journalistic news gathering and writing, including inverted pyramid, leads, interviewing, quotations and attribution, journalistic research, press law and ethics, beat reporting, writing to deadlines, basic editing. AP Stylebook. Assignments typically include writing for the student newspaper. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in Writing I and II (or permission of instructor) and computer literacy. Course is Macintosh-based. 3 hours.
Advanced reporting, special forms of journalistic writing, photojournalism, writing to deadlines. Students will be required to write and shoot photographs for student newspaper. Introduction to basics of newspaper layout. Prerequisites: COMM 2313, PHOT 1023. 3 hours.
"C" I is an introduction to programming techniques and covers basic programming with functions. Character processing, data types, arrays and storage classes are included with an introduction to pointers. This is a foundation course for computer science majors and an introduction for general programming techniques. 3 hours
"C” II is a continuation of "C” I and covers pointers in greater detail. Both linear and multidimensional arrays are introduced and then correlated to pointer access. Strings will be presented and pointer association with these and recursive techniques. File access will be complemented with software tools and an introduction to C++ and Object Oriented Programming. Prerequisite: CSCI 2143. 3 hours
General problem solving techniques and design of the COBOL language. Formulation and solution of
representative business problems (such as payroll and inventory) using business-oriented language (COBOL). Prerequisites: IDS 2003 or CSCI 1143, and Math 0123. 3 hours