COMM 117- Journalism Workshop .25 course credit

Practical experience in Journalism and newsroom practices, with a primary focus on producing news/sports content across media (Print/Online, Social Media, Radio, and Television) open to all students. May be repeated for credit up to the maximum allowed credit for workshops

COMM 260. Introduction to Journalism 1.0 course credit

An examination of the fundamentals of news writing, news gathering, and reporting for print and electronic press. Stresses the elements of style, construction, and syntax in writing clear and concise copy. Special emphasis will be placed on writing and reporting news stories that are researched, written and posted on the Warren County Newswire, an on-line news site published exclusively by Monmouth College students. The course will include instruction in writing and reporting for print and electronic media. We will examine the editorial decision-making process as well as media coverage of major news events. Prerequisite: COMM 101 and ENGL 110.

COMM 269- Media Production 1.0 course credit (If interested in Sports Media)

A study of contemporary electronic communication technology. Applications include the creation and implementation of multimedia projects (audio, video, graphics) and website design/maintenance. Combines application of communication theory with practice in developing successful projects. Prerequisite: COMM 101.

COMM 270- Sports Communication 1.0 course credit

This course examines how we communicate about sport, how sport is communicated to us, and what is communicated by sports. This course provides a survey of the many approaches in communication studies of sport, focusing on different contexts including media, fan cultures, player-coach relationships, and small group/team relationships.

PUBR 241 Public Relations 1.0 course credit (If interested in Sports Information)

An examination of contemporary theory and practice. Students will study the history and development of public relations and will create a variety of applications (press releases, public presentations, features, etc.). Students will analyze case studies and will carry out a public relations campaign. Prerequisite:  COMM 101.