Jan 26, 2021  
2017-18 RACC Student Catalog 
2017-18 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COM 163 - Writing for the Media

3 Credit Hours

This course will introduce students to the wide variety of writing and publishing opportunities in the media. Students will learn to identify and practice writing for traditional media such as newspapers as well as engage in the study of and writing for other kinds of publishing genres such as magazines, public relations material, and on-line communication. Students will develop skills in writing copy for a variety of purposes including news reporting, feature writing, and creating press releases. Additionally, students will be introduced to the roles of the editor including writing editorials, editing copy, and writing headlines. In short, this course will help students to understand the qualifications needed to write for the media.

Prerequisite(s): COM 121  or COM 122 

Semesters Offered: Fall

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