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JOUR 101 Media and Society
Introductory course open to all KU students. The course emphasizes the use of critical and creative thinking as tools to better consider the reliability of information received through newspapers, magazines, radio and television, online media, trade publications, advertising, and business communications. The class also surveys media ethics, economics, technology, and the function and impact of media on a free society. The course is designed for pre-journalism students, students considering journalism as a major, and students from other disciplines who take it as an elective. For students who enter college in Fall 2000 and thereafter, this is a prerequisite for all other journalism courses except JOUR 600. Not open to seniors. Must be completed with a grade of 2.0 or better. May be retaken once. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Holstead, Carol
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM WES 3140 - LAWRENCE
3 41803
JOUR 150 Stand and Deliver
The ability to inform or persuade confidently through presentation is an incalculable skill no matter where students choose to direct their careers. This course introduces students to presentation approaches, effective oral communication fundamentals, audience analysis, support technologies and structural development. Students will assess their own communication styles and strengths, understand presentation purposes and types, research, edit and organize material, use graphics concepts and techniques to design formats for value-added content, and practice coherent, relevant and well-articulated stories. Students will apply what they learn in a variety of situations, from individual expository speeches to group business proposals. Open to all undergraduate students. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Benson, Kerry
Baines, Annalise
M 12:30-01:45 PM ROB 156 - LAWRENCE
3 48640
LBN Benson, Kerry
W 08:00-09:15 AM STFL 206 - LAWRENCE
3 48641
LBN Benson, Kerry
W 12:30-01:45 PM STFL 204 - LAWRENCE
3 48642
LBN Baines, Annalise
W 12:30-01:45 PM FR 208 - LAWRENCE
3 50567
JOUR 177 First Year Seminar: _____
A limited-enrollment, seminar course for first-time freshman, organized around current issues in journalism or media. First year seminar topics are coordinated and approved through the Office of First Year Experiences. Prerequisite: First-time freshman status. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 200 Topics in Journalism: _____
Topics course in Journalism LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 201 Current Issues in Journalism
An in-depth investigation of a current event or issue confronting the various professions of journalism. The class will examine the implications of the event/issue for professional values, ethics, diversity and free expression. Prerequisite: JOUR 101 with a grade of 2.0 or better. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Reinardy, Scott
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM STFL 100 - LAWRENCE
3 44780
JOUR 210 Basic Video Production
This course instructs and prepares students to work with multiple media- studio and live production. This is a lab-intensive course designed with live newsroom and live in-the-field productions. Students will have the opportunity to learn behind the scene skills; studio and live camera, floor directing, lighting, audio, basic PhotoShop and field producing skills in production of newscasts and other reports. May be taken twice. LAB.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Butcher, Callum
MW 02:00-02:50 PM STFL 100 - LAWRENCE
2 41804
JOUR 260 Agency: Introduction
The course familiarizes students with the business, roles, scope and culture of the strategic communications business, including its advertising, public relations and related components. It includes an introduction to brand and creative messaging strategy, critical and creative thinking processes. It also focuses on developing a toolbox of principles for evaluating critical thinking and creative ideas. This class is a prerequisite or corequisite to working in The Agency. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rose, Janet
MW 03:00-04:15 PM RIT 164 - LAWRENCE
3 51397
JOUR 300 Visual Storytelling
This course is about understanding how an idea becomes something you can see and how the media use visuals in the most efficient and effective ways possible. Students will develop a visual vocabulary and personal aesthetic as they expand their skills in the use of the digital toolbox-including presentation design, and the use of graphics, typography, color, photography (still and video) and audio. They will put their learning into practice through production of visual projects for diverse audiences served by print, online and broadcast media. Must be completed with a grade of 2.0 or better. May be retaken once. Prerequisite: JOUR 101 with a grade of 2.0 or better. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Holstead, Carol
MWF 10:00-10:50 AM STFL 100 - LAWRENCE
3 47903
LEC Thomas, Eric
TuTh 04:00-05:15 PM STFL 100 - LAWRENCE
3 49126
JOUR 302 Infomania: Information Management
This course will help students understand the crucial role that information plays in news and strategic communication. Students will learn not only how to gather information but how to evaluate, analyze and synthesize it. In doing so, they will experiment with a wide range of research tools, sources and techniques, and improve their writing and critical-thinking skills. Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher to advance in the curriculum. May be retaken once. Must be taken before or concurrently with JOUR 304, Media Writing. Suggestions: JOUR 300 (or JOUR 310) should be taken prior to JOUR 302. Prerequisite: JOUR 101 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Students must be admitted to the School of Journalism or Journalism minor or in an approved concentration in order to enroll in JOUR 302. Not open to seniors. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Benson, Kerry
Bobkowski, Piotr
Berendzen, Gerri
Aromona, Olushola
Shayesteh, Fatemeh
M 11:00-12:15 PM LIN 412 - LAWRENCE
3 47904
LBN Bobkowski, Piotr
W 11:00-12:15 PM STFL 202 - LAWRENCE
3 53864
LBN Berendzen, Gerri
W 11:00-12:15 PM STFL 204 - LAWRENCE
3 53865
LBN Benson, Kerry
W 11:00-12:15 PM STFL 206 - LAWRENCE
3 53866
LBN Aromona, Olushola
W 12:30-01:45 PM STFL 202 - LAWRENCE
3 53867
LBN Berendzen, Gerri
W 03:00-04:15 PM STFL 204 - LAWRENCE
3 53868
LBN Shayesteh, Fatemeh
Th 02:30-03:45 PM STFL 202 - LAWRENCE
3 53869
JOUR 304 Media Writing
This course will emphasize journalistic writing and the role it plays in coherent and engaging stories. It will build on JOUR 300 and JOUR 302, helping students sharpen their writing and interviewing skills for the Web, for print and for broadcast; and sharpen their judgment in choosing information, sources and story forms. Passage of the School's Grammar Basic and online grammar exam is required before enrolling in this course. Prerequisite: JOUR 101, JOUR 300 and JOUR 302 each completed with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. May be taken concurrently with JOUR 302. Must be completed with a grade of 2.0 or above to enroll in courses for which it is a prerequisite and may be retaken once. Students must be admitted to the School of Journalism, journalism minor or in an approved concentration in order to enroll in JOUR 304. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Weems, Patricia
Padget, Barbara
Blomberg, Matthew
Watson, John
Lynn, Nyan
W 11:00-12:15 PM LIN 412 - LAWRENCE
3 48643
LBN
TuTh 08:00-09:15 AM STFL 204 - LAWRENCE
3 53908
LBN Lynn, Nyan
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM STFL 104 - LAWRENCE
3 53906
LBN Padget, Barbara
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM STFL 303 - LAWRENCE
3 53907
LBN Padget, Barbara
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM STFL 303 - LAWRENCE
3 53909
LBN Weems, Patricia
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM STFL 312 - LAWRENCE
3 53910
LBN Weems, Patricia
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM STFL 303 - LAWRENCE
3 53911
LBN Watson, John
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM STFL 204 - LAWRENCE
3 53912
LBN Blomberg, Matthew
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM STFL 104 - LAWRENCE
3 53913
JOUR 305 Writing for Media, Honors
This course will emphasize journalistic writing and the role it plays in coherent and engaging stories. It will build on JOUR 300 and JOUR 302, helping students sharpen their writing and interviewing skills for the Web, for print and for broadcast; and sharpen their judgment in choosing information, sources and story forms. Passage of the School's Grammar Basics and subsequesnt grammar exam is required before enrolling in this course. Prerequisite: JOUR 101, JOUR 300 and JOUR 302 each completed with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. May be taken concurrently with JOUR 302. Must be completed with a grade of 2.0 or above to enroll in courses for which it is a prerequisite and may be retaken once. Students must be admitted to the School of Journalism, journalism minor or in an approved concentration in order to enroll in JOUR 305. Open only to students in the KU Honors Program. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Weems, Patricia
Padget, Barbara
Blomberg, Matthew
Watson, John
Lynn, Nyan
W 11:00-12:15 PM LIN 412 - LAWRENCE
3 55760
LBN Weems, Patricia
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM STFL 303 - LAWRENCE
3 55761
JOUR 308 Ethics in a Wired World
This course surveys and applies theories, principles and critical-thinking strategies for making ethical decisions related to personal and professional use of media. Students will examine and strive to resolve specific ethics challenges posed by participation in media such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blackboard, news media websites, dating websites, and more. Course is not open to students, including minors, enrolled in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Marsh Jr, Charles
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM SUM 427 - LAWRENCE
3 49122
JOUR 320 Stratcom I: Introduction to Strategic Communication
Students develop an understanding of how organizations develop effective, research-based communication plans to accomplish their objectives. It examines the role of communications in strategic planning and explores career opportunities in professions such as advertising, public relations and sales. JOUR 320 provides insight into how communicators use critical and creative thinking to gather, organize, evaluate and deliver information in a culturally diverse environment. For students entering the Strategic Communication track of the School of Journalism & Mass Communications, JOUR 320 provides the foundation for core courses in research methods, message development and strategic campaigns. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or above to advance in the curriculum. Prerequisite: Junior standing or completion of JOUR 101 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Open to non-majors. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Erba, Joseph
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM ST 330 - LAWRENCE
3 41809
JOUR 409 Special Topics in: _____
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor. IND.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 410 Photojournalism I
Study of camera, film, printing, composition, light and lighting, flash, the principles of photojournalism, deadline shooting for sports, general news, spot news, and features. Building a portfolio and laboratory work are included. Prerequisite: JOUR 304 Media Writing (or JOUR 305 Media Writing, Honors) with a grade of 2.0 or above and JOUR 302 Infomania with a grade of 2.0 or above. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 415 Multimedia Reporting
Hands-on instruction in the gathering, writing, and presentation of news and information for newspapers, magazines, television, radio, and online media. Student work may appear in campus media. A 75-question test on grammar, usage and AP style will be required as part of the course. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher to advance in the curriculum. Prerequisite: JOUR 302 (Infomania) with a C (2.0) or above, JOUR 304 (Media Writing) with a C (2.0) or above (or JOUR 305 Writing for Media, Honors with a C (2.0) or above), and passage of the grammar test. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Finneman, Teri
Wolgast, Stephen
M 03:00-04:15 PM DHDC 2092 - LAWRENCE
3 45594
LBN Finneman, Teri
W 03:00-04:15 PM STFL 206 - LAWRENCE
3 51388
LBN Wolgast, Stephen
W 03:00-04:15 PM DHDC 2092 - LAWRENCE
3 51389
JOUR 419 Multimedia Editing
This course emphasizes principles of editing for written and verbal expression, logic, visual presentation, organization, and news judgment for all forms of media: newspaper, magazine, broadcast, and online. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher to advance in the curriculum. Prerequisite: JOUR 302 (Infomania) with a C (2.0) or above, JOUR 304 (Media Writing) with a C (2.0) or above (or JOUR 305 Writing for Media, Honors with a C (2.0) or above), and passage of the grammar test. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Callahan, Kimberly
McLendon, Mary
Berendzen, Gerri
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 41805
LBN Callahan, Kimberly
TuTh 08:00-09:15 AM STFL 303 - LAWRENCE
3 41806
LBN McLendon, Mary
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM STFL 204 - LAWRENCE
3 41807
LBN Berendzen, Gerri
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM STFL 303 - LAWRENCE
3 41808
JOUR 420 Stratcom II: Principles of Advertising and Public Relations
This course deepens students' exposure to and understanding of two major disciplines within the broader area of strategic communication: advertising and public relations. Approximately half the course will be devoted to coverage of the principles of advertising; the other half will be devoted to coverage of the principles of public relations. Content will include defining the two professions, exploring their status within the broader area of strategic communication and analyzing current and projected professional activities. Students will gain an understanding of the principles of these evolving, separate but related major professions within strategic communication. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or above to advance in the curriculum. Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Journalism and JOUR 320 with a grade of C (2.0) or above. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Chen, Yi-Chun
MW 12:30-01:45 PM STFL 100 - LAWRENCE
3 47906
JOUR 460 Research Methods in Strategic Communication
Students conduct, analyze and apply research to develop strategy and guide decisions related to communication campaigns. In addition to studying qualitative and quantitative research methods as well as basic statistics, students develop critical thinking skills by defining research problems and producing insightful solutions. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or above to advance in the curriculum. Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Journalism and JOUR 320 with a grade of C (2.0) or above. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Seo, Hyunjin
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM STFL 100 - LAWRENCE
3 47907
LEC Geana, Mugur
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM STFL 100 - LAWRENCE
3 49129
JOUR 488 Laboratory in Media Production
This course offers students an opportunity to work with multiple media-studio and live production. This is a lab-intensive course designed with live newsroom and/or live in-the-field productions. Students will serve as producers/anchors and directors for programing at KUJH, Media Crossroads and other media. No student may earn more than four hours total in JOUR 506, JOUR 507, and/or JOUR 508, and no student may earn more than nine hours combined for course work in JOUR 210, JOUR 488, JOUR 507, and JOUR 508. Excess hours of practicum will add hours to the total number of hours needed to meet graduation requirements. Limit of three hours enrollment in JOUR 488 in a student's total course work. Prerequisite: JOUR 210 or instructor permission. LAB.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Curtis, Chad
F 10:00-11:40 AM STFL 312 - LAWRENCE
1-3 55597
JOUR 499 Honors Research Essay
Independent study ending in an essay developed from substantial original research and prepared under the direction of a School of Journalism faculty member who is a specialist in the area of the student's interest. Open only to those seniors already in the honors program and in their last semester in residence. Prerequisite: 3.7 minimum GPA in Journalism; 3.5 minimum overall GPA (all courses -in residence and other); and consent from supervising faculty member. RSH.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 500 Topics in Journalism: _____
Prerequisite: Eight hours of journalism. If a section is designated Advanced Media, the prerequisite is JOUR 415 and JOUR 419, each with a grade of 2.0 or above. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 503 History of Journalism and Mass Communication
A survey of the history of the American media emphasizing appreciation and understanding of the technological, social, and cultural trends affecting newspapers, magazines, radio, and television broadcasters, and online media. The class may focus on one segment of journalism history, which will be listed in that semester's timetable. The course may be repeated when the focus varies. Prerequisite: Junior standing. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 504 Professional Presentation Skills
This course helps students in News/Information and Strategic Communications articulate ideas to individuals and large groups. The curriculum will include preparing, organizing and delivering presentations in formal and informal settings. It also will cover presentation technology, as well as message organization and body language. Prerequisite: JOUR 415 or JOUR 435 (or JOUR 560) with a grade of 2.0 or better. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 505 Professional Development
Preparation in skills needed in seeking internships and permanent employment, including resume and application letter writing, interviewing and professional presentations. Prerequisite: JOUR 415 or JOUR 435 (or JOUR 560) with a grade of 2.0 or higher. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rottinghaus, Steven
Th 02:30-03:20 PM STFL 204 - LAWRENCE
1 44405
JOUR 506 Directed Studies in Journalism
Undergraduate research project. Students must submit a written proposal to be approved by the instructor before enrollment. Proposal form can be found on Journalism School website or advising office and must be received by Journalism advising office by the 16th day of the semester. Limit of three hours enrollment in a student's total course work. Prerequisite: 2.5 grade point average overall and in Journalism. IND.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Bang, Hye Jin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 49458
IND Belmas, Genelle
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 49459
IND Benson, Kerry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 41812
IND Bobkowski, Piotr
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 47376
IND Brill, Ann
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 41810
IND Butcher, Callum
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 48322
IND Chen, Yi-Chun
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 48644
IND Crawford II, Jerry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 45973
IND Curtis, Chad
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52666
IND Erba, Joseph
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 49460
IND Finneman, Teri
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 55612
IND Geana, Mugur
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 45020
IND Hendershot, Angie
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 41811
IND Holstead, Carol
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52644
IND Johnson, Mark
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 47761
IND Karwath, Robert
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 56541
IND Lee, Tien-Tsung
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 45021
IND Marsh Jr, Charles
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 41816
IND McCarthy, Dan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 51105
IND McLendon, Mary
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 50460
IND Reinardy, Scott
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 45596
IND Rose, Janet
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 49461
IND Seo, Hyunjin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 47377
IND Thomas, Eric
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 49462
IND Tidwell, Matthew
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52667
IND Vu, Hong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 41818
IND Ward, Douglas
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 43560
IND Weems, Patricia
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 44406
IND Williams, Michael
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 45597
IND Wolgast, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 57710
JOUR 507 Practicum in Journalism (Professional)
Practical experience in a supervised professional setting. Students enrolled receive credit for professional experience in advertising, public relations, news-editorial, radio, television, photojournalism, communications, social media and related fields. Supervision is provided by the employer offering the professional experience. Credit hours will be graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Enrollment requires consent of instructor. Students also must be registered with the Journalism Career Center. Limit of three hours enrollment in JOUR 507 in a student's total course work. No student may have more than four hours total in JOUR 506, JOUR 507, and JOUR 508. A student is allowed to receive credit and financial compensation if both are offered by the employer. Prerequisite: Having completed either JOUR 415 or JOUR 560 with a grade of 2.0 or above, having completed at least 11 hours of journalism, having a grade point average of 2.5 or above, both overall and in journalism, reporting to a journalism or communications professional, working at least 40 hours for one credit, at least 80 hours for two hours of credit, at least 120 hours for three hours of credit, and completing a 4-5 page report accompanied by work samples. FLD.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
FLD Rottinghaus, Steven
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 41819
JOUR 508 Practicum in Journalism (Academic)
Practical experience in journalism in a supervised academic setting for which the student does not receive pay. Students enrolled in the course receive credit for practical experience in advertising, public relations, magazine, news-editorial, radio, television, and photojournalism. Supervision is provided by the instructor offering the practicum. Letter grades are earned. Enrollment requires consent of instructor. Limit of two hours enrollment in JOUR 508 in a student's total course work. No student may have more than four hours total in JOUR 506, JOUR 507, and JOUR 508. Prerequisite: 2.5 grade point average, both overall and in journalism. FLD.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 512 The Business of Media
The course primarily covers how media organizations make and spend their money, the role and responsibility of the government in regulating media and an examination of the economic and social implications of the changing media environment. The course is strongly based on current events but also covers the historical perspective. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Open to anyone in the university with junior standing. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 534 Diversity in Media
A study of mass media images and portrayals of race, class, and gender in society. The course examines media representations of African-Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and Asian Americans, as well as media images of masculinity and femininity. The course also explores media images of groups traditionally under-represented in the media, including gays and lesbians, the elderly, the poor, and the disabled. Students study media portrayals in journalism, entertainment, public relations and advertising. The course encourages students to think critically about media images and analyze the role mass media play in reinforcing cultural stereotypes. Prerequisite: 8 hours of Journalism. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Chen, Yi-Chun
MW 09:30-10:45 AM STFL 204 - LAWRENCE
3 47908
JOUR 540 Sports, Media and Society
The role of mass media in shaping and influencing sports and popular culture. Students will think critically about currently accepted media and sports practices, particularly at the Division I college level. Guest speakers represent media and athletics. Discussion, presentation, paper and essay exam. Prerequisite: Junior standing. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 545 Magazine Publishing
This is an entrepreneurial course in which students work in pairs to come up with an idea for a new magazine, write a business plan and design pages for it. In the process, students learn about magazine media today, how to identify need, understand audience and competition, how to plan an editorial product in print and online, how to develop circulation/promotion and advertising plans, and how to create a visual identity for a magazine. Students also learn how to write a business plan persuasively and concisely, and to edit for continuity. The outcome is a portfolio-quality project that demonstrates critical thinking, writing and design skills. Prerequisite: JOUR 302 with a grade of C (2.0) or above and JOUR 304 (or JOUR 305 Writing for Media, Honors) with a grade of C (2.0) or above. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 550 Digital Media
This course will allow students to go deeper into one area of news, build their portfolios and prepare for internships. Each section has a separate emphasis: multimedia broadcast, multimedia reporting, or editing/production. The Multimedia Broadcast section will advance the student's understanding of reporting, writing, shooting and editing video for online and KUJH-TV. The section produces content for KUJH-TV newscasts and for an online audience. The Multimedia Reporting section will provide an immersive reporting opportunity for students in the News and Information track. It allows students to report stories for the University Daily Kansan and Kansan.com. Reporting students will produce depth stories and cover breaking news as it happens. This section prepares students for internships and advanced media courses. In the Editing/Production section, students will work for the University Daily Kansan and Kansan.com, editing stories, writing headlines and cutlines, creating packages, working on search engine optimization and social media, and building graphics. The course gives students hands-on experience with editing on deadline for digital and print, as well as a deeper understanding of news and current production processes. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher to advance in the curriculum. Prerequisite: JOUR 415, and JOUR 419 each with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 551 Advanced Multimedia Reporting
This course allows students to report stories for the University Daily Kansan and Kansan.com. Students in this course will produce enterprise and spot news content. This section prepares students for internships and upper-level courses. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher to advance in the curriculum. Prerequisite: JOUR 415, and JOUR 419 each with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Karwath, Robert
MW 11:00-12:15 PM STFL 104 - LAWRENCE
3 53885
JOUR 552 Broadcast Reporting
This course advances the student's understanding of reporting, writing, shooting and editing video for online and KUJH-TV. The section produces content for KUJH-TV newscasts and for an online audience. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher to advance in the curriculum. Prerequisite: JOUR 415, and JOUR 419 each with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Crawford II, Jerry
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM STFL 104 - LAWRENCE
3 55888
LBN Crawford II, Jerry
Curtis, Chad
M 12:30-04:30 PM STFL 104 - LAWRENCE
3 53882
LBN Crawford II, Jerry
Curtis, Chad
W 12:30-04:30 PM STFL 104 - LAWRENCE
3 53883
LBN Crawford II, Jerry
Curtis, Chad
F 12:30-04:30 PM STFL 104 - LAWRENCE
3 53884
JOUR 553 Advanced Editing and Production
In this course, students edit stories, write display type for multiple platforms, work on digital analytics and social media, and prepare news for print and digital publication. The course gives students hands-on experience with editing on deadline and production processes. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher to advance in the curriculum. Prerequisite: JOUR 415, and JOUR 419 each with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC McLendon, Mary
MW 11:00-12:15 PM STFL 303 - LAWRENCE
3 53886
JOUR 560 Message Development
Students exercise both critical and creative thinking to develop the multi-media writing skills expected of strategic communicators. Students begin addressing clients' needs by applying research on product or service benefits, brand identity, competition and audience motivations. The research informs the writing of a strategic message planner or creative brief, which students employ to write and produce messages in many forms. Examples of messages created in JOUR 560 include print, video and radio advertising; social media messages; sales letters and other business writing; and such public relations writing as news releases. Combining strategy, design, and writing and production skills, students begin to build a professional portfolio throughout this class. JOUR 560 prepares students for internships and lays the groundwork for the campaigns class. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or above to advance in the curriculum. Prerequisite: For students starting at KU Fall 2012 and after: JOUR 300, JOUR 302 (Infomania), JOUR 304 (Media Writing) (or JOUR 305 Writing for Media, Honors), JOUR 320, JOUR 420, and JOUR 460 all with grades of C (2.0) or above and passage of the grammar test. May be taken concurrent with JOUR 420 and JOUR 460. For students starting at KU Fall 2018 and after: JOUR 300, JOUR 302, JOUR 304 (or JOUR 305, Honors) JOUR 320, JOUR 420, and JOUR 460 all with grades of C (2.0) or above. Only open to Journalism majors. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Loewen, Lisa
Marsh Jr, Charles
Hyland, Andrew
Liu, Yuchen
MW 11:00-12:15 PM STFL 100 - LAWRENCE
3 47909
LBN Loewen, Lisa
M 01:00-02:15 PM STFL 202 - LAWRENCE
3 47910
LBN Marsh Jr, Charles
W 01:00-02:15 PM STFL 312 - LAWRENCE
3 47911
LBN Liu, Yuchen
M 03:00-04:15 PM STFL 303 - LAWRENCE
3 49205
LBN Hyland, Andrew
W 03:00-04:15 PM STFL 303 - LAWRENCE
3 49204
JOUR 580 Environmental Journalism
Environmental communications have expanded from discussions about land conservation to explorations of the ways in which the natural world encompasses and touches every aspect of our lives, from national security to economy prosperity, conservation to civil rights, public health to personal well-being. Using food and agriculture as the primary lenses of exploration, this class will explore the continuum of issues that relate to the environment and the types of media in which they manifest (ranging from press releases to audio podcasts). Prerequisite: Eight hours of journalism. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 585 Multimedia Sports Journalism
The course would be a hands-on, in-your-face, portfolio-building opportunity for students who want to venture into sports journalism. It would allow students to write sports stories, do live play-by-play, develop video stories and cover live events. It will also introduce them to sports journalism beyond the playing field. Must obtain a grade of C or higher to advance in the curriculum. It is suggested JOUR 550, JOUR 551, JOUR 552, or JOUR 553 is completed prior to JOUR 585 but a student can enroll in JOUR 585 with instructor permission. Prerequisite: JOUR 101, JOUR 300 (OR JOUR 310), JOUR 302 (Infomania), JOUR 304 (Writing for Media) (or JOUR 301 Research and Writing, JOUR 302 Research and Writing, Honors or JOUR 305 Research and Writing, Honors), JOUR 415, JOUR 419, all of which must be passed with a C (2.0) or higher. Students must be admitted to the School of Journalism in order to enroll in JOUR 585. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Butcher, Callum
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM STFL 202 - LAWRENCE
3 58144
JOUR 590 International Journalism
This course explores print, broadcast and online media in industrialized and developing nations. It examines how government rules and restrictions affect press freedoms, examines the effects of technology on access to information, explores how the U.S. media cover news in foreign countries, explores how foreign media cover news events in the United States, and examines coverage of critical current events. The goal of the course is to make students aware of the effects of mass media in a global economy. Prerequisite: Eight hours of Journalism. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Vu, Hong
Tu 04:00-06:30 PM STFL 303 - LAWRENCE
3 48645
JOUR 600 School Journalism and Publications
(Open only to education majors and journalism teachers in elementary and secondary schools.) A study of the use of publications in the teaching of secondary school journalism, and an analysis of problems in supervising school newspapers, magazines, and yearbooks. The course covers staff organization, writing and editing, make-up, typography, advertising, and illustration. Students learn through lectures, projects, practice assignments, and directed study of newspapers, yearbooks, and current teaching materials. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 608 Ethics and Professional Practice
This course surveys techniques of moral analysis, argument, and decision-making for use by practitioners in both news and persuasive journalism. It employs classical ethical theory, moral reasoning models, and critical-thinking skills to resolve ethical choices through case studies involving reporters, editors, broadcasters, and practitioners in advertising, marketing, and public relations. Prerequisite: Eight hours of Journalism. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Wolgast, Stephen
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM STFL 202 - LAWRENCE
3 44660
LEC Curtis, Chad
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM STFL 204 - LAWRENCE
3 41821
LEC Williams, Michael
MW 12:30-01:45 PM STFL 206 - LAWRENCE
3 43848
LEC Adler, Eric
M 04:30-07:00 PM STFL 202 - LAWRENCE
3 45414
LEC Crawford II, Jerry
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 49427
JOUR 610 Photojournalism: Still and Video
Students will produce publishable work on a daily basis, with expectations for frequent publication. Each student will learn to differentiate between appropriate uses of still versus video imaging and produce work accordingly. They will also gain deeper understanding of the practice of image editing through in-class production exercises and on-deadline work. Must obtain a grade of C (2.0). Prerequisite: For students who began at KU prior to Fall 2012, JOUR 410, JOUR 415, and JOUR 419 all with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. For students who began at KU Fall 2012 and after: JOUR 410 and JOUR 550, JOUR 551, JOUR 552, or JOUR 553 all with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Students must be admitted to the School of Journalism, and be in good academic standing in order to enroll in JOUR 610. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 611 Sales Strategies
Students learn how to identify consumer, client, news source or employer needs and how to use their product, service or other skills to solve that need in today's evolving media world. This requires delivering the solution in a way the audience understands best, which is a fundamental to every strategic message or interaction with a news source. Even though students work in a media sales context, the purpose of the course is not to turn out professional media sales people, but to enhance strategic communication abilities. Prerequisite: Junior standing. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Vrabac, Michael
M 02:30-05:00 PM STFL 204 - LAWRENCE
3 48691
JOUR 612 Visual Design and Production
This course approaches design as a visual problem-solving process. Students create a digital portfolio that uses advanced storytelling techniques and showcases digital media competency. The process explores a number of possible solutions, encouraging students to expand their perspectives and to explore innovative and creative approaches. The resulting portfolio builds a bridge from student work to professional practice. Prerequisite: For students starting prior to Fall 2012, students must be admitted to the School of Journalism and have at least junior standing to enroll in this course. For students starting Fall 2012 and after, completion of JOUR 300 (or 310) with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Must be admitted to the School of Journalism to take Jour 612. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Harn, Renwhei
F 09:00-11:20 AM STFL 204 - LAWRENCE
3 41820
JOUR 613 International Strategic Communications
This course examines the process by which professional promotional communicators operate in a global multicultural environment. It aims to instill an appreciation for the challenges in crossing cultures, beginning with research and continuing through examining or creating culturally appropriate messages to be delivered in country-specific ways. The course covers differences among cultures and their communication styles, economic systems, demographics, politics, regulatory environment, research practices and media systems. Through case studies and projects, this course gives students a framework from which to sort through the challenges of global marketing communications. Prerequisite: Junior standing. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 614 Case Studies in Strategic Communications
This course examines how organizations have developed opportunities, strengthened relationships and solved problems through the process of research, planning, communication and evaluation. By studying cases, students will learn how professionals past and present have responded to changing needs. Cases will highlight both the diversity and the integration of professions and professional practices within strategic communication. Prerequisite: JOUR 420 (or JOUR 513 or JOUR 523.) Open to non majors with permission of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 615 Social Media in Strategic Communication
This course examines significant changes in strategic communication approaches brought about by the networked information society. Students will study effective ways for organizations to identify social technographics of key audiences, create social media content, disseminate messages and evaluate social media-based strategic communication initiatives. This course combines theoretical and hands-on approaches to issues. Students will work in groups to analyze, evaluate and develop social media strategies for organizations chosen for their case study research. Prerequisite: JOUR 460 with a grade of C (2.0) or above or consent of the instructor. Open to non majors with permission of the instructor. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
Tu 02:30-05:00 PM STFL 204 - LAWRENCE
3 47912
JOUR 616 Financial Basics for Communicators
An overview of how business and markets operate; balance sheets, income statements and statements of cash flows; how to create and interpret budgets, particularly for non-profit organizations; key documents and regulations of business; how to use various tools of analysis, and how to make personal finance decisions. Each student follows one public company for the semester and explores various aspects of its operations. Prerequisite: Junior standing and completion of JOUR 415 Multimedia Reporting or JOUR 560 (or JOUR 435) with a grade of C (2.0) or better. Open to non majors. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Karwath, Robert
MW 01:00-02:15 PM STFL 303 - LAWRENCE
3 50574
JOUR 617 Multimedia Management and Leadership
The course addresses challenges faced by managers and leaders in traditional and non-traditional environments. The course explores a range of management and leadership concepts, including organizational culture, organizational change, functions of managers, leadership theory, motivation and reinforcement. Also explores in some detail the new world of work and what it means to be a "contingent employee" or "free agent." Prerequisite: At least one course designated as Advanced Media or JOUR 460 (or JOUR 568). Open to non majors with permission of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 618 First Amendment and Society
An examination of the history and philosophy of freedom of speech and press and the limitations imposed upon those rights by statute, common law, and court decisions resolving conflicts with other constitutional rights. Critical-thinking skills and case analysis focus on the roles, rights, and responsibilities of the news and persuasive media in a free society. This course is open to all students at the University of Kansas. It emphasizes the importance of freedom of expression in a free society. Students study key media law court decisions and explore free speech issues more broadly to embrace the philosophical thinking that led to the development of the First Amendment. Prerequisite: Junior standing. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Volek, Thomas
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 49428
LEC Belmas, Genelle
MWF 09:00-09:50 AM STFL 100 - LAWRENCE
3 48254
LEC Johnson, Mark
MW 03:00-04:15 PM STFL 100 - LAWRENCE
3 41822
JOUR 620 TV News-Advanced Media
This course instructs and prepares students to work with multiple media-writing, reporting, web, graphics and live elements-to tell stories on the appropriate media platform. This is a lab-intensive course designed with live newsroom and live in-the-field reporting. Students will also have the opportunity to use producer and directing skills in production of newscasts and other reports. Classroom discussions will concentrate on refining and developing the skills you've learned in previous broadcast news courses, and on discussion and critical evaluation of professional standards and ethics. We will hold critique sessions of your lab work. We try to maintain flexibility in the class discussion topics in order to make them relevant to your lab work and to current issues in broadcast journalism. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Prerequisite: JOUR 550, JOUR 551, JOUR 552, or JOUR 553 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Students who started at KU prior to Fall 2012 only need to complete JOUR 415 and JOUR 419 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher as a prerequisite. Only open to Journalism majors. Students must be in good academic standing to take this course. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Curtis, Chad
Tu 02:30-05:00 PM STFL 104 - LAWRENCE
3 47913
LBN Crawford II, Jerry
Curtis, Chad
M 12:30-04:30 PM STFL 104 - LAWRENCE
3 56039
LBN Crawford II, Jerry
Curtis, Chad
W 12:30-04:30 PM STFL 104 - LAWRENCE
3 56040
LBN Crawford II, Jerry
Curtis, Chad
F 12:30-04:30 PM STFL 104 - LAWRENCE
3 56041
JOUR 621 Data Reporting and Visualization-Advanced Media
This class will advance the student's understanding and use of data driven journalism and its effective presentation. It will expand their knowledge of the skills necessary to be a data driven journalist and guide them in the creation of a stories and complementary visuals based on database analysis. Everyone in the class will learn the basic coding skills that the field requires, use those skills to acquire data, and create multiple data driven journalism stories, some of which will be used in media. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C or higher (2.0). Prerequisite: JOUR 550, JOUR 551, JOUR 552, or JOUR 553 with a C (2.0) or better. Students who started at KU prior to Fall 2012 only need to complete JOUR 415 and JOUR 419 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher as a prerequisite. Only open to Journalism majors. Students must be in good academic standing to take JOUR 621. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 625 Digital Media Tools-Advanced Media
In Digital Media Tools, students learn to negotiate multiplatform newsrooms, acquiring skills in online production, audience engagement, analytics, social media account management and interactive multimedia storytelling. Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Prerequisite: JOUR 551, JOUR 552 or JOUR 553 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Only open to Journalism majors. Students must be in good academic standing to take this course. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 630 Depth Reporting-Advanced Media/Capstone
This is an enterprise reporting class designed to give students hands-on experience covering important issues that impact individuals and communities in Kansas and beyond. Students will produce multimedia stories that include government, social and cultural issues, business, human interest, and non-profit agencies. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Prerequisite: JOUR 550, JOUR 551, JOUR 552, or JOUR 553 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Students who started at KU prior to Fall 2012 only need to complete JOUR 415 and JOUR 419 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher as a prerequisite. Only open to Journalism majors. Students must be in good academic standing to take this course. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 635 Statehouse Reporting-Advanced Media/Capstone
The purpose of this class is to provide students with an immersive public affairs reporting experience at the State Capital in Topeka while covering the important statewide issues of the day. Students will be assigned to cover the statehouse for specific media outlets and assist those media in fulfilling their public-service missions to their communities. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Prerequisite: JOUR 550, JOUR 551, JOUR 552, or JOUR 553 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Students who started at KU prior to Fall 2012 only need to complete JOUR 415 and JOUR 419 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher as a prerequisite. Only open to Journalism majors. Students must be in good academic standing to take this course. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Weems, Patricia
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 47914
JOUR 636 Documentary-Advanced Media
The study of the field and functions of non-broadcast television: the use of video by business, educational, medical, governmental, and non-profit organizations. Students plan and produce typical video materials, such as training tapes, employee orientations, community relations, new product demonstrations and self-paced instructional programs, designed for both internal and external audiences. Must earn a C (2.0) or higher. Prerequisite: For students who began at KU prior to fall 2012: JOUR 415 or JOUR 560 (or JOUR 435) with a grade of C (2.0) or above. For students who begin at KU Fall 2012 and after: JOUR 550, JOUR 551, JOUR 552, or JOUR 553 with a grade of C (2.0) or above. Only open to Journalism majors. Students must be in good academic standing in order to enroll in JOUR 636. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Thomas, Eric
TuTh 01:00-03:30 PM STFL 312 - LAWRENCE
3 58295
JOUR 640 Strategic Campaigns
Students produce a campaign to solve a strategic communications problem for an established organization. Students work with an actual client to develop a campaign from the initial research to the final recommendation. By applying the knowledge, experience and skills gained in previous courses, students confirm their readiness to enter the profession. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or above. Prerequisite: Senior standing, good standing in the School of Journalism and JOUR 420, JOUR 460, and JOUR 560 all with grades of C (2.0) or above. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Johnston, David
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM STFL 206 - LAWRENCE
3 47495
LEC Geana, Mugur
TuTh 02:30-03:45 PM STFL 206 - LAWRENCE
3 41823
LEC Loewen, Lisa
MW 09:30-10:45 AM STFL 206 - LAWRENCE
3 50429
LEC Stoetzer, Nancy
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM STFL 206 - LAWRENCE
3 51399
LEC Rose, Janet
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 53178
JOUR 645 Multimedia Writing and Production
This graduate-credit course will cover the information gathering, writing, graphic, audio and video production techniques needed to succeed in the upper-level skills classes. Students will produce both news and strategic messages in print, radio, TV and Web formats. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 650 Magazine Journalism-Advanced Media
Students in the course will produce different kinds of articles (departments and longer stories that fit key categories in magazines, including service articles, profiles and informational articles) for a real magazine. The magazine could be in print, online or take some other form. Students will gain an understanding of different parts of a magazine, the difference between departments and articles, and how to report and write short articles and longer substantive stories. Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Students must be in good academic standing in order to enroll in JOUR 650. Only open to Journalism students. Prerequisite: JOUR 550, JOUR 551, JOUR 552, or JOUR 553 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Students who started at KU prior to Fall 2012 only need to complete JOUR 415 and JOUR 419 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher as a prerequisite. Only open to Journalism majors. Students must be in good academic standing to take this course. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Holstead, Carol
MW 03:00-04:15 PM STFL 202 - LAWRENCE
3 43572
JOUR 660 TV News II - Advanced Media/Capstone
Students build on their experiences at KUJH-TV by working at a professional television station or cable operation. Students may work in different news functions including, but not limited to, reporting, videography, producing, directing or web producing. Instruction includes newsroom coaching and evaluation by professional journalists. Classroom instruction covers such issues as analyzing media content, diversifying story sources, and practical ethical decisions faced by the students. Instructors also meet with students for individual conferences. Students must complete the course by preparing an audition reel and presenting it to the class and a TV news professional. Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher. This class meets the Journalism School requirements as a capstone class. Prerequisite: JOUR 620 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Only open to Journalism majors. Students must be in good academic standing to take this course. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Curtis, Chad
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 58172
JOUR 690 Media Innovation-Advanced Media
The primary goal of this course is to challenge students to identify the critical aspects of journalism that should be carried forward into a future media environment. By studying the concepts of innovation, entrepreneurial planning and the information needs of multiple audiences, students will be able to work together to develop strategies for new media enterprises suitable for implementation in the immediate future. The course will require students to integrate principles, theories and methods learned in other journalism courses through an immersive learning experience. The course will also introduce students to entrepreneurial practices and critical thinking in a collaborative and multi-format, small-group news laboratory. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Suggestion: Senior standing required. Only open to Journalism majors. Prerequisite: JOUR 550, JOUR 551, JOUR 552, or JOUR 553 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Students who started at KU prior to Fall 2012 only need to complete JOUR 415 and JOUR 419 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher as a prerequisite. Only open to Journalism majors. Students must be in good academic standing to take this course. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 691 Community Journalism-Advanced Media/Capstone
Students work at a community newspaper, television station or online operation; and either cover the news, produce or edit the news. Instruction includes newsroom coaching and evaluation by professional journalists. Classroom instruction covers such issues as analyzing media content, diversifying story sources, and practical ethical decisions faced by the students. Instructors also meet with students for individual conferences. Students must complete a written project and present it to the class and to the news professionals. Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Prerequisite: JOUR 550, JOUR 551, JOUR 552, or JOUR 553 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Students who started at KU prior to Fall 2012 only need to complete JOUR 419 with a grade of C(2.0) or higher as a prerequisite. Only open to Journalism majors. Students must be in good academic standing to take this course. FLD.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 699 Reporting and Editing for Print and Online-Advanced Media
An intense eight-week reporting and editing experience on The University Daily Kansan, its web site kansan.com, and KUJH-TV. Two three-hour class sessions each week will focus on the proper concepts and techniques of reporting and editing. Students will be required to research, report and edit news stories for publication in the UDK, its web site, and KUJH-TV. Students also will meet one-on-one on an ongoing basis with the instructor to review work. Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Prerequisite: JOUR 415, JOUR 419, and JOUR 550, JOUR 551, JOUR 552, or JOUR 553, each with a grade of 2.0 or above. Only open to Journalism majors. Students must be in good standing to take this course. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 700 Advanced Topics in Journalism: _____
Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Journalism or related field or permission of instructor. Other prerequisites may be listed with the specific course. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 720 Military and the Media
This uniquely structured class enrolls up to 16 advanced Kansas University students and 16 U.S. Army majors from Fort Leavenworth's Command and General Staff College (CGSC). Class goals are to increase the understanding by the military and the media of each other's functions and roles in a democracy. Kansas University and CGSC students work collaboratively on assignments leading to a multimedia project. The course is taught at Lawrence and at Fort Leavenworth and requires some extended class periods. Contact the instructor for more information. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Journalism or related field or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 801 Media Communication Theories
A comprehensive review of the theoretical and philosophical underpinnings of media research and practices. This seminar offers a range of perspectives and covers various interpretative, cultural, and critical approaches to understanding mass communication in various contexts. Each student drafts a literature review about a topic of the student's choice. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Vu, Hong
M 04:30-07:00 PM STFL 312 - LAWRENCE
3 57430
JOUR 802 Media Communication Methods
An introduction to methodological approaches to the study of media. Qualitative and quantitative methodologies are reviewed. The class emphasis is on learning appropriate research tools to scientifically learn about messages, media, and audiences. Each student devises a research project during the course. Prerequisite: JOUR 801 or concurrent enrollment in JOUR 801. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Erba, Joseph
Th 04:30-07:00 PM STFL 204 - LAWRENCE
3 57431
JOUR 803 Research in Action
Covers the activities, functions, and operations of both traditional mass media and new media. The course provides a combination of historical context, current events, and a future perspective. Topics include the business and economics of the media, the role of the media, and rights and responsibilities. Prerequisite: JOUR 802. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 804 Mass Communication Methodology I-Qualitative
Advanced study of qualitative methodological approaches to the study of media. The class emphasis is using interpretative research tools and techniques from narrative analysis, to ethnography, historical analysis, to critical cultural approaches to learn about messages, media, and audiences. Each student devises a research project during the course. Prerequisite: JOUR 901, JOUR 801 and JOUR 802 or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 805 Mass Communication Methodology II-Quantitative
Advanced study of quantitative methodological approaches to the study of media. The class emphasis is using social scientific research tools and techniques ranging from content analysis to conducting surveys to experimental designs to learn about messages, media, and audiences. Special focus will be on learning to use SPSS and statistical techniques. Each student devises a research project during the course. Prerequisite: JOUR 901, JOUR 801 and JOUR 802 or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 806 College Teaching
Teaching revolves around learning. So a course about teaching must by nature focus on learning about learning. This course will cover more than learning, but learning will be central, both in terms of how you can help your students learn but also how teaching itself is really about learning. The class is rooted in the philosophy of teaching as an intellectual and scholarly activity, and it draws heavily on approaches that have proved effective for learners of all types. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Ward, Douglas
Tu 04:30-07:00 PM STFL 206 - LAWRENCE
3 55954
JOUR 807 Research Funding
The course is designed to introduce the theoretical and practical skills in developing proposals for internally or externally funded research or applied interventions. Although the focus of the course is on research funding opportunities offered by federal entities, as they offer the most comprehensive and challenging environment for sponsored research, a portion of the course will be dedicated to non-profit and private funding opportunities, as well as to the development of non-research proposals. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 815 Investigation and Conference
Specialized work by qualified students under direction of the graduate faculty. Investigation and research studies. Prerequisite: Ten hours of graduate work in journalism. RSH.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Bang, Hye Jin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 43589
RSH Belmas, Genelle
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 49463
RSH Bobkowski, Piotr
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 47378
RSH Brill, Ann
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 41825
RSH Chen, Yi-Chun
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 48646
RSH Crawford II, Jerry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 46137
RSH Erba, Joseph
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 49464
RSH Finneman, Teri
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 55606
RSH Weems, Patricia
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 55607
RSH Geana, Mugur
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 45022
RSH Holstead, Carol
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 41824
RSH Lee, Tien-Tsung
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 45023
RSH Marsh Jr, Charles
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 41828
RSH Reinardy, Scott
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 49465
RSH Seo, Hyunjin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 45599
RSH Tidwell, Matthew
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 47379
RSH Vu, Hong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 41829
RSH Ward, Douglas
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 44409
RSH Williams, Michael
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 45600
RSH Wolgast, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 57711
RSH Bang, Hye Jin
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 44782
RSH Belmas, Genelle
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 49466
RSH Bobkowski, Piotr
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 49470
RSH Brill, Ann
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 44783
RSH Chen, Yi-Chun
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 48647
RSH Crawford II, Jerry
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 46138
RSH Erba, Joseph
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 49467
RSH Finneman, Teri
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 55608
RSH Weems, Patricia
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 55609
RSH Geana, Mugur
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 45024
RSH Holstead, Carol
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 44786
RSH Lee, Tien-Tsung
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 45025
RSH Marsh Jr, Charles
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 44788
RSH Reinardy, Scott
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 49468
RSH Seo, Hyunjin
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 45602
RSH Tidwell, Matthew
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 49469
RSH Vu, Hong
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 44789
RSH Ward, Douglas
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 44791
RSH Williams, Michael
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 45603
RSH Wolgast, Stephen
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57712
JOUR 818 Advanced Studies in First Amendment
Case studies and explorations in First Amendment theory and practice. Course will have one of two main foci: First Amendment practice such as censorship, libel, privacy; or Administrative Law such as FCC, FTC, FEC practice. Students will produce an original research paper. Course may be repeated once. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 819 Writing for Marketing Communications
A writing-intensive course focusing on articles and other works about marketing communication, management, general business and related subjects. Students read and discuss a core of designated work as well as works they select on their own. Students write reports, executive summaries and analytical briefings in which they synthesize these readings and apply marketing and management concepts to their own written work. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 820 Marketing Fundamentals for Communicators
The course is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of marketing theory and process and how these theories relate to Integrated Marketing Communications. Specific focus will be spent on the marketing environment, the marketing mix, market segmentation, planning, execution and measurement. As part of the class, students will learn the components of a marketing plan and how to develop a plan based on specific quantifiable corporate objectives. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 821 Integrated Marketing Communications and Sales Strategies
The concept of integrated selling strategies and how these strategies logically lead to execution in various forms of message delivery systems. Through case studies of specific business cases, students develop insights into potential buyer segments and develop rationales for the most effective way to reach buyers. Students not only offer solutions to cases but also explore ways to measure the impact of each technique and medium used. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 822 Database Development and Management
A course in creating, updating, and effectively using databases in marketing communications. Students learn the process of designing a database, what information to include and how to acquire information, and how to organize and execute marketing communications programs using a database. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 823 Branding in Marketing Communications
Cases and topics in the development and execution of branding in marketing communications plans. The course emphasizes how organizations define actual brand problems and attempt to solve them. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 824 Creative Process
An examination of the creative process and techniques of creative problem solving. The course gives students numerous opportunities to solve a variety of marketing communications problems. Students have an opportunity to visit with individuals who practice creativity in their professional lives and individuals who study creativity as scholars. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Harn, Renwhei
Tu 06:30-09:00 PM REGN 354 - EDWARDS
APPT- ONLNE KUEC - EDWARDS
3 57717
JOUR 825 Relationship Marketing
An exploration of the principles of relationship marketing and their application to marketing communications. Special emphasis is on the development of relationship messages, the use of databases for constituent management, and a review of appropriate marketing communications media. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Tidwell, Matthew
Tu 06:30-09:00 PM REGN 150 - EDWARDS
APPT- ONLNE KUEC - EDWARDS
3 57623
JOUR 826 Innovation in Management of Communications
Students shall demonstrate their knowledge of Innovation Theory through papers, presentations and an essay exam. The class will emphasize Management Innovation but will also cover marketing, process and product innovation. The course is very current events oriented. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 827 Marketing Ethics
An examination of the ethical issues, philosophies, and decision-making systems that affect marketing communications. Through studies of specific business cases, students gain insight into the cultural, legal, and social decisions that affect an organization's future. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 828 Financial Fundamentals for Communicators
This course covers a wide range of financially-related concepts from the perspective of the communications function. Topics include: financial markets; finding and using key Securities and Exchange Commission filings; understanding the balance sheet, income statement and cash flows; financial analysis; investor relations; impact of Sarbanes-Oxley; corporate governance issues; building and using budgets; and impact of these concepts for not-for-profits. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 829 Marketing Communications Research
Students learn how marketing and media research help determine the success of an organization's marketing planning and strategic communications processes. Students study and conduct primary and secondary research - both qualitative and quantitative - including focus groups, ethnography and surveys. Prerequisite: JOUR 820 or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 831 Technologies in Marketing Communications
Explores new and emerging technologies and their impact on the delivery of marketing messages. Students will work with the instructor on identifying areas of relevance to them, and on identifying ways to keep up with changes in technology, innovation and audiences. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Physioc, Heather
M 06:30-09:00 PM REGN 152 - EDWARDS
APPT- ONLNE KUEC - EDWARDS
3 55598
JOUR 832 Leadership and Management in Marketing Communications
This course examines cases and topics of leadership as a process in a marketing communication organization. As a manager's duties evolve from performing tasks to managing relationships and strategic organizational outcomes, the capacity to lead becomes critical to personal and organizational success. Topics will focus on the role of leadership and vision, strategy, communication, ethics, social responsibility, group dynamics, and change. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Hendershot, Angie
Th 06:30-09:00 PM REGN 152 - EDWARDS
3 51571
JOUR 833 Social Media and Integrated Marketing Communications
Developments in information technology and online social networking have posed opportunities and challenges for those who practice and research marketing, advertising or public relations. This course combines theoretical and hands-on approaches to developing and implementing effective ways for organizations to analyze, create and share social media content, engage key audiences via relevant digital channels, and integrate social media initiatives into overall communication strategies. Students will use various platforms and tools to conduct social media analytics, evaluate social media campaigns, and develop social media planning for the organization chose for their case study. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 834 International and Multicultural Marketing Communications
The speed and scope of modern marketing communication have made the world a much smaller place. This course explores how international companies use advertising, public relations, promotion, personal selling and other methods to communicate in a global multicultural environment. Students gain a broader understanding of the characteristics of people in different countries and cultures, especially how they rely on media for information about products and services to meet their needs. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 840 Seminar in: _____
Research in the issues and development of media. Seminars focus on topics of current and historical interest. Students develop projects and presentations in special areas of interest and expertise. Course may be repeated under different topics. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Belmas, Genelle
W 04:30-07:00 PM STFL 206 - LAWRENCE
3 57432
JOUR 848 Advanced Mass Communication Ethics and Legal Issues
This course examines at the doctoral level the ethical and legal issues for mass communication research and practice. A special focus would be on human subjects protocols in research and the role of the scholar and the professional in maintaining ethical standards in the academy and in applied work in mass communications industries. Prerequisite: JOUR 900, JOUR 801 and JOUR 818 or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 850 Capstone in Marketing Communications
In this capstone course, students use the skills they have developed in the marketing communications program to create a strategic integrated marketing communication plan for a client. The process involves the use of techniques such as research, branding, advertising, public relations, promotion, as well as other activities. Through the project, students demonstrate their knowledge of marketing communications and work with team members to meet an organization's strategic marketing communication needs. Prerequisite: JOUR 820, JOUR 828, JOUR 829 and 24 hours or permission of instructor. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Hendershot, Angie
W 06:30-09:00 PM REGN 354 - EDWARDS
3 47993
JOUR 851 Professional Skills I
This course offers the opportunity for a student group of students to develop an individualized project to enhance professional communications skills. The student or group works in conjunction with a graduate faculty advisor to develop a suitable project, presenting a proposal for approval to the School's Graduate Director. The proposal must specify the nature of the project, the products to be delivered, a timeline for completion, and expected impact. Prerequisite: Admission to a KU graduate program. IND.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Bang, Hye Jin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 50466
IND Belmas, Genelle
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49471
IND Benson, Kerry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49477
IND Bobkowski, Piotr
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49478
IND Brill, Ann
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49479
IND Chen, Yi-Chun
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49481
IND Crawford II, Jerry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 48879
IND Erba, Joseph
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49482
IND Finneman, Teri
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 55610
IND Geana, Mugur
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49484
IND Hendershot, Angie
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52671
IND Holstead, Carol
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 48880
IND Johnson, Mark
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 50468
IND Lee, Tien-Tsung
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 48881
IND Marsh Jr, Charles
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49487
IND McLendon, Mary
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49488
IND Reinardy, Scott
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 48882
IND Rose, Janet
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 50467
IND Seo, Hyunjin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 48883
IND Tidwell, Matthew
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52668
IND Vu, Hong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49077
IND Ward, Douglas
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49489
IND Weems, Patricia
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 48884
IND Williams, Michael
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 48885
IND Wolgast, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 57713
JOUR 852 Professional Skills II
This course offers the opportunity for a student or group of students to develop an individualized project to enhance professional communications skills. The student or group works in conjunction with a graduate faculty advisor to develop a suitable project, presenting a proposal for approval to the School's Graduate Director. The proposal must specify the nature of the project, the products to be delivered, a timeline for completion, and expected impact. Prerequisite: Admission to a KU graduate program; satisfactory completion of JOUR 851. IND.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Bang, Hye Jin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 50469
IND Belmas, Genelle
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49495
IND Benson, Kerry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49496
IND Bobkowski, Piotr
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49497
IND Brill, Ann
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49498
IND Chen, Yi-Chun
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49500
IND Crawford II, Jerry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 48887
IND Erba, Joseph
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49501
IND Finneman, Teri
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 55611
IND Geana, Mugur
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49503
IND Hendershot, Angie
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52669
IND Holstead, Carol
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 48888
IND Lee, Tien-Tsung
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 48889
IND Johnson, Mark
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49506
IND Marsh Jr, Charles
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49507
IND McLendon, Mary
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49508
IND Reinardy, Scott
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 48890
IND Rose, Janet
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 50470
IND Seo, Hyunjin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 48891
IND Tidwell, Matthew
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52670
IND Vu, Hong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49078
IND Ward, Douglas
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49509
IND Weems, Patricia
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 48892
IND Williams, Michael
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 48893
IND Wolgast, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 57714
JOUR 860 Information Insight I
This course introduces students to the broad concepts and theories of information, media and audiences. The goal is to ground students in the broad concepts of the master's program and to push them to identify their direction and goals for a certificate or for a degree. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 57722
JOUR 861 Data Collection I
This course helps students understand secondary research methods, shows students how to delve into library resources with a deep search component, and gives students a framework for understanding research credibility. Prerequisite: Successful completion of JOUR 860. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 862 Data Collection II
This course explores primary research methods for creating and expanding databases. Students explore such areas as tools, processes and best practices for primary data collection. Prerequisite: Successful completion of JOUR 861. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 863 Data Analysis
This course gives students a framework for basic statistics to explore relationships, solve problems, and answer questions. They gain an understanding of how to apply descriptive and predictive statistics to interpret and communicate results of data meaningfully. Prerequisite: Successful completion of JOUR 862. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lee, Tien-Tsung
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 52088
JOUR 864 Data Visualization and Presentation
This course helps students use digital resources to communicate results of data analysis effectively to appropriate audiences. Students learn to evaluate, interpret and present the results of data analysis using a variety of media. Prerequisite: Successful completion of JOUR 863. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Williams, Michael
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 52124
JOUR 865 Analyzing Audiences
This course focuses on identifying appropriate audiences for media and information, as well as gathering information and analyzing audiences using primary and secondary sources. It includes creating, analyzing and interpreting analytics for websites, mobile technology and other forms of media. Prerequisite: Successful completion of JOUR 860. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 866 Social Media Strategy
This course provides a broad overview of the social media landscape, examining the development and use of various platforms, best practices in the use of social media, and the tools available for managing social media and social media analytics. It will take a strategic approach, focusing on social media as a conduit for larger content strategy, covering such areas as content marketing, content curation, behavioral targeting, and segmenting target markets on social networks. Students create a social media plan for themselves or their organization. Prerequisite: Successful completion of JOUR 860. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 867 Social Media Metrics
This course will examine the evaluation, tools and best practices in integrating social media metrics into a strategic plan. Students will gain the following skills: Measure social media effectiveness through the use of appropriate metrics; Analyze social media metrics; Choose the best way to evaluate social media messages; Explore various types of software for evaluating social media; Apply best practices to social media evaluation. Prerequisite: Successful completion of JOUR 860. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Seo, Hyunjin
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 52125
JOUR 868 Information in Context
This writing-intensive course explores the many ways that disciplinary focus influences the meaning and understanding of information. It helps students approach problem-solving in an interdisciplinary way, and allows them to understand how context can open new paths to understanding and meaning. Prerequisite: Successful completion of JOUR 860. LEC.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Hendershot, Angie
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 52089
JOUR 869 Information Insight II
Students enroll in this course upon completion of their second certificate, working to complete a capstone project and then completing a one-week residency. It allows students to present the research from their projects, get feedback from faculty members and peers, and revise the projects for submission. Prerequisite: Successful completion of JOUR 860, JOUR 861, JOUR 862, JOUR 863, JOUR 864, JOUR 865, JOUR 866, JOUR 867, JOUR 868. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 899 Master's Project/Thesis
The student, with the guidance of a master's project/thesis committee, completes execution of the project or thesis. In addition, the student completes the final, general examination and the presentation/defense of the project or thesis. Prerequisite: EPSY 710, EPSY 711, JOUR 801, JOUR 802, JOUR 803 and JOUR 804 or JOUR 805. THE.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Bang, Hye Jin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 43590
THE Belmas, Genelle
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49491
THE Bobkowski, Piotr
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 47380
THE Brill, Ann
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 41832
THE Chen, Yi-Chun
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 48648
THE Crawford II, Jerry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 46142
THE Erba, Joseph
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 49492
THE Finneman, Teri
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 55613
THE Geana, Mugur
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 45026
THE Holstead, Carol
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 41831
THE Lee, Tien-Tsung
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 45027
THE Marsh Jr, Charles
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 41835
THE Reinardy, Scott
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 45605
THE Seo, Hyunjin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 47381
THE Tidwell, Matthew
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52673
THE Vu, Hong
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 41837
THE Ward, Douglas
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 50531
THE Weems, Patricia
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 44410
THE Williams, Michael
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 45606
THE Wolgast, Stephen
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 57715
THE Bang, Hye Jin
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 44813
THE Belmas, Genelle
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 49493
THE Bobkowski, Piotr
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 50546
THE Brill, Ann
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 44814
THE Chen, Yi-Chun
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 48649
THE Crawford II, Jerry
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 46143
THE Erba, Joseph
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 49494
THE Finneman, Teri
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 55614
THE Geana, Mugur
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 45028
THE Holstead, Carol
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 44818
THE Lee, Tien-Tsung
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 45029
THE Marsh Jr, Charles
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 44820
THE Reinardy, Scott
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 45608
THE Seo, Hyunjin
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 50547
THE Tidwell, Matthew
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 52675
THE Vu, Hong
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 44824
THE Ward, Douglas
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 50533
THE Weems, Patricia
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 44825
THE Williams, Michael
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 45609
THE Wolgast, Stephen
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57716
JOUR 900 Proseminar in Mass Communication
"Portal" course introducing doctoral students to the history of mass communication ideas and issues, the mission of the program and ethical guidelines for graduate studies. The course also introduces the School faculty and their interests. Students take Proseminar in the first semester of matriculation specifically to prepare for the coursework to come. Proseminar also will introduce students to the culture of tenure-track faculty to launch them on the path to becoming ethical and productive citizen-scholars. Limited to Journalism PhD students. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 901 Introduction to Doctoral Studies
This course is a portal to doctoral education. Students learn about the structure, function and culture of higher education and the role of doctoral studies in academe. The course examines issues such as tenure, promotion, finances, expectations of the professoriate and the role of professors in academe. The course presents human subjects protocols in research and the role of the scholar and the professional in maintaining ethical standards in the academy and in applied work in mass communications industries. Prerequisite: Admission to Journalism PhD program or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2020 semester.

JOUR 999 Dissertation
The student, with the guidance of a dissertation committee, completes execution of the dissertation. In addition, the student completes the final examination and the presentation/defense of the dissertation. Prerequisite: EPSY 710, EPSY 711, JOUR 801, JOUR 802, JOUR 803, JOUR 804, JOUR 805, JOUR 806 and JOUR 807. THE.
Spring 2020
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Barnett, Barbara
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-9 49447
THE Bobkowski, Piotr
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-9 51829
THE Chen, Yi-Chun
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-9 51467
THE Crawford II, Jerry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-9 51468
THE Geana, Mugur
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-9 51830
THE Marsh Jr, Charles
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-9 50471
THE Reinardy, Scott
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-9 51469
THE Seo, Hyunjin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-9 50472

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