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Writing for Communication Careers
WRITING COMM
CLASS CODE: COMM 111 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $5.00
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: COMMUNICATION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Analysis of audience, purpose, and context; selection and use of appropriate voice, structure and techniques for effective written communication for mass audiences and other applications.
DESCRIPTION: Analysis of audience, purpose, and context; selection and use of appropriate voice, structure and techniques for effective written communication for mass audiences and other applications.
TOPICS: The class covers story structure, including writing effective lead sentences. Students also write news stories from a variety of topics, including feature articles.
OBJECTIVES: The goal is to learn principles in print and broadcast writing, as well as advertising, public relations and promotion. Legal issues are also covered. Students study the role of journalism in our society along with current events.
REQUIREMENTS: Students meet for three hours a week. Assignments are given from a textbook, in-class settings, and a final written project is due at the end of the semester.
PREREQUISITES: Communication major or minor or consent of Instructor.
OTHER: For Communication majors and minors, this course fills the requirement for ENG 111 or ENG 111C under the General Education Reading and Writing area.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002