2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

COM 112 Media Writing

Introduces the variety of mass communication mediums students may encounter in their professional careers. Focuses on preparation and presentation of various mass communication formats. Examines message construction, framing and interpretation from the perspective of print and electronic media, public relations, and advertising. Study of grammar, spelling, and Associated Press news style also a focus. A proficiency exam will be given during the semester. Students must pass the proficiency test with a C or better to pass the course.