Jour 313: Photojournalism

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Jour 313
3 Credits


Howard Goldbaum
Goldbaum, Howard
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Want to know how to create powerful photos that tell stories? In this course you’ll learn photojournalism techniques and methods to create stories that make a difference. Camera equipment is available from the school for use in the course.

Prerequisite(s): JOUR 207; JOUR 208; JOUR 300 or JOUR 318 or JOUR 319 or JOUR 320; major or minor status.

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall and Spring
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to create a digital photograph suitable for publication.

2. Students will be able to use picture-editing software to prepare a photo for publication.

3. Students will be able to explain the basic laws of intellectual property, privacy, and the law enforcement environment pertaining to photojournalism.

4. Students will be able to analyze, discuss and make decisions about ethical situations in photojournalism.

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