Aug 04, 2021  
2021/2022 University Catalog 
2021/2022 University Catalog

JMS 220 - Writing for the Mass Media

Units: 3

Two lectures and two hours of activity.

Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing; ability to type; premajor in advertising, journalism, media studies, public relations; or premajor or major in art with an emphasis in multimedia. Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Copy of transcript.

Introduction to writing techniques for mass media. Laboratory practice in informational and persuasive writing, evaluation, and judgment.

Note: In some semesters, specially designated sections require bilingual fluency in English and Spanish, to be determined by a stamp of Spanish/English biliteracy on high school transcript, or a score of 5 on AP Spanish test, or passing the SDSU Spanish Language Proficiency Test. See footnotes in Class Schedule.