COMM 4421N Practicum-The West Georgian 0/2.0 - 6.0/1.0 - 3.0
Prerequisite: COMM 3301 and COMM 1154 with a minimum grade of C and ENGL 1102 with a minimum grade of C
Practical experience with the campus newspaper, The West Georgian, that primarily includes general and specialty news writing and reporting on deadline, editorial decision-making, interviewing, copy editing, photojournalism, and layout and design across traditional and emerging digital media platforms. Emphasis is placed on news style and judgment, localization, and ethical and legal issues. Repeatable; Maximum of 3.0 credits hours may be applied to the Mass Communications major.