Recommendation: Students who enroll in this class should be curious, enjoy writing and have an interest in computer graphics or photography.
Journalism is an introductory course designed to provide students with the foundational skills required to do more advanced work on the school newspaper, yearbook or media courses and/or related program majors or career pathways. Students will learn the basic skills necessary to produce professional newspapers, magazines, yearbooks, and public relations communications. The course will develop skills in page design, layout, desktop publishing, computer technology, photography and advertising. Students will also focus on interview techniques, journalistic style, creative writing, technical writing, editing, and the ethics of journalism.