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School of Liberal Arts

Dean: Paul F. Griffin
Phone: (315) 684-6081

Journalism & Communication for Online Media B.S.

Course Description

Capstone Course in JCOM

This course draws together all the elements of the B.S. degree in Journalism & Communication for Online Media, including technical applications, writing skills, liberal arts and elective courses and internship experience. Students will be required to meet in lecture, seminar and laboratory settings, and to discuss common and individual experiences from their internship and other applied academic activities. Emphasis will be on the examination of specific skills sets as well as students’ problem-solving skills, goal setting, self assessment, and oral and written communication skills. Students will perform a community-service project in which they will provide Web content for a local nonprofit agency. They will also prepare a report of their activities in the form of a capstone presentation to be delivered to a campus audience at the end of the semester. Prerequisite: JOUR 410 – Internship in Journalism & Communication for Online Media 3 credits (1 lecture hour, 1 seminar hour, 2 laboratory hours)

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Marti C. Howell-Collins
(315) 684-6167
Hamilton Hall, Room 036

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