The writing courses in the journalism program form a sequence: You learn the basics in 621 Newswriting, try more storytelling techniques in 622 Advanced Newswriting, then move into feature writing and magazine writing. Other courses give you a chance to explore editing, multimedia, ethics, nonfiction as literature, and the changes shaking the media world.
Please see the English Department Course Offerings page for a link to all course descriptions.
English 534, 21st Century Journalism: How the News Works
English 621, Newswriting
English 622, Advanced Newswriting
English 623, Creative Nonfiction
English 631, Introduction to Digital Journalism
English 711, Editing
English 721, Advanced Reporting--Multimedia
English 722, Feature Writing
English 703/803 or 704/804, Advanced Nonfiction Writing (two semesters)
English 708/808, Form and Techniques of Nonfiction
English 724, Sports Writing
English 735, Entrepreneurial Journalism
English 720, The Journalism Internship (detailed information about the internship)
English 620, Applied English Experience