COMM-2060 Journalism—Principles and Practice: (3.0 credit hours) This course studies the principles and practices of journalism that can be applied to all media.  Students examine the nature and role of the media, evaluate the news processes, consider the role of reporters, and learn basic journalism practices, including how to conduct an interview, how to write various kinds of articles, and how to do research for JOURNALISM. 

COMM-3950 Topics – Advanced Graphic Design: (3.0 credit hours) This course is a further study of the principles of design, notably as they work together in visual communication strategy. Student projects and exploration will include corporate identities, editorial and publication design, web page layout and grid systems. Other topics include history and theory of visual culture, use of photography and illustration, and a continuation of the study of typography. A technology fee will be assessed for this course. Prerequisite: COMM-2050.