Fundamentals of Visual Journalism and Strategic Communication

2 credits

JOURN 1200

Journalism
School of Journalism

Visual Fundamentals is designed to be one of three courses to introduce students to the basics of journalism and strategic communication practice. In this course, students will learn and practice the basics of visual and audio storytelling and design across the disciplines of journalism and strategic communication. Effective storytelling in audio, video, still photography and design requires an understanding of both the theory and philosophy as well as the software fundamentals necessary to manipulate these elements. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Restricted to Major during early registration; open to MU after early registration.