Course ID: 1205

This course is an elective, and does not satisfy diploma requirements in the area of English.

Students are introduced to the exciting world of the print media. Journalism students will learn the basic skills of relaying information accurately and self-expression through print communication. Through this course, students will learn and practice journalistic skills used in reporting, writing, designing, and producing a publication. In addition, students will work on the student newspaper further developing their journalism skills; basic business management principles; and interpersonal relationships by working in collaborative groups. Students will have use of state-of-the-art computer-aided publishing tools and other hands-on production tools such as InDesign, Photoshop, and digital cameras. This course will serve as a learning workshop for students interested in working on the student newspaper and may provide students insight into college and career choices. Some out-of-class time may be required.

  • 1 Elective Credit
  • Prerequisite(s):

  • English 9