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B.S. Mass Communication - Writing/Editing

(58 hours)

Career Options: Graduates with the writing/editing concentration in mass communication find careers as freelance writers, newspaper and magazine staff writers, copy editors, publication editors, script writers, speech writers, technical writers, etc.

More Information:

Society for Technical Communication
www.stc.org

Poynter Institute for Media Studies
www.poynter.org

Society for Professional Journalists
www.spj.org

Writers Digest
www.writersdigest.com

Adviser:
Writing/Editing: Andy Nash
Email: anash@southern.edu

Mass Communication Core - 30 Hours

 Writing/Editing Concentration:    Hours:
 COMM 397  Communication Research  3
 JOUR 313  Publication Editing  3
 JOUR 316  Magazine & Feature Article Writing (W)  3
 JOUR 342  Interactive Online Journalism  3
 JOUR 356  Advanced Reporting (W  3
 PHTO 315  Photojournalism  3
 or PHTO 320  Digital Photography

 3

 

 Select 10 hours from the following:    Hours:
 BRDC 314  Broadcast News Writing (W)  3
 COMM 315  Scriptwriting (W)  3
 COMM 412  Preparing to Meet the Firms  1
 ENGL 313  Expository Writing (W)  3
 ENGL 314  Creative Writing (W)  3
 JOUR 175/475  Communication Workshop  1-3
 JOUR 291/391  Practicum  1-3
 JOUR 492  Internship  3
 PREL 355  Advertising Copywriting  3
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