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Beginning in Fall 2012, the School of Journalism is implementing a new curriculum. This curriculum will apply automatically to our incoming freshman, transfer and prospective students. Our current students will have the option of following this new curriculum OR staying on their current curriculum path.

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JOUR 2 Grammar and Usage
A student who does not achieve the minimum required score on a 50-question grammar and usage test taken before enrolling in JOUR 302 must complete this one-credit basic skills course, which focuses on the mechanics of journalistic writing. It may be taken concurrently with JOUR 302. Passage of JOUR 002 and of JOUR 302, each with a grade of 2.0 or above, is a prerequisite to JOUR 415, JOUR 419 and JOUR 420. The one credit for JOUR 002 does not count toward the 120 total hours or the total journalism hours required for graduation. LEC.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Ukpokodu,Peter
MW 11:00-12:15 PM BA 110 - LAWRENCE
3 64794
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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Marsh Jr,Charles W
MW 03:00-04:15 PM WES 3139 - LAWRENCE
3 52698
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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rodriguez,Nathan John
TR 02:30-03:45 PM WES 1049 - LAWRENCE
3 64587
LEC Benson,Kerry E
TR 01:00-02:15 PM WES 1007 - LAWRENCE
3 64588
LEC Tidwell,Matthew Reed
MW 09:30-10:45 AM ST-F 202 - LAWRENCE
3 64589
LEC Benson,Kerry E
TR 04:00-05:15 PM ST-F 202 - LAWRENCE
3 64590
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 2015 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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Fine,Pamela Beth
MW 03:00-04:15 PM ST-F 100 - LAWRENCE
3 57150
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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Butcher,Callum James
MW 02:00-02:50 PM DHDC 2092 - LAWRENCE
2 52699
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. Prerequisite: JOUR 101 with a grade of 2.0 or better. LEC.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Thomas,Eric
MWF 10:00-10:50 AM ST-F 100 - LAWRENCE
3 62509
LEC Holstead,Carol Elizabeth
TR 04:00-05:15 PM ST-F 100 - LAWRENCE
3 65838
LEC Williams,Michael I
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 65413
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. Suggestions: JOUR 300 (or JOUR 310) should be taken prior to JOUR 302. Prerequisite: JOUR 101. 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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC
MW 09:30-10:45 AM ST-F 204 - LAWRENCE
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 62510
LEC Ghafour,Goran Sabah
TR 09:30-10:45 AM ST-F 206 - LAWRENCE
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 62511
LEC Ward,Douglas B
TR 01:00-02:15 PM ST-F 202 - LAWRENCE
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 62514
LEC Bobkowski,Piotr
MW 12:30-01:45 PM ST-F 202 - LAWRENCE
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 62513
LEC Peters,Jonathan
MW 11:00-12:15 PM ST-F 202 - LAWRENCE
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 63276
LEC Luisi,Timothy Paul
TR 01:00-02:15 PM ST-F 206 - LAWRENCE
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 62512
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 and usage test or concurrent enrollment in JOUR 002 is required before enrolling in this course. Prerequisite: JOUR 101 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher and ENGL 101 and ENGL 102 or ENGL 105 and one course numbered ENGL 203 - ENGL 211 or equivalent for students who started at KU prior to Fall 2012. For students who started at KU in Fall 2012 or after, prerequisites are: JOUR 101, JOUR 300 and JOUR 302 each completed with a grade of C (2.0) or higher and ENGL 101 and ENGL 102 or ENGL 105 and one course numbered ENGL 203 - ENGL 211 or equivalent. A 2.5 English GPA when all are completed at KU; when any English courses are transferred, a 3.0 English GPA or 2.5 plus an English ACT score of 25. Not open to seniors. 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 or in an approved concentration in order to enroll in JOUR 304. LAB.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Loewen,Lisa Marie
TR 09:30-10:45 AM ST-F 101 - LAWRENCE
3 64593
LAB Benson,Kerry E
TR 09:30-10:45 AM ST-F 105 - LAWRENCE
3 64594
LAB Loewen,Lisa Marie
TR 11:00-12:15 PM ST-F 101 - LAWRENCE
3 64595
LAB Grimmer,Kristen Elise
TR 11:00-12:15 PM ST-F 105 - LAWRENCE
3 64596
LAB Fallik,Dawn
TR 11:00-12:15 PM ST-F 107 - LAWRENCE
3 64597
LAB Broholm,John R.
TR 01:00-02:15 PM ST-F 101 - LAWRENCE
3 64598
LAB Holstead,Carol Elizabeth
TR 01:00-02:15 PM ST-F 105 - LAWRENCE
3 64599
LAB Fallik,Dawn
TR 01:00-02:15 PM ST-F 107 - LAWRENCE
3 66921
LAB Broholm,John R.
TR 02:30-03:45 PM ST-F 101 - LAWRENCE
3 64600
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 and usage test or concurrent enrollment in JOUR 002 is required before enrolling in this course. Prerequisite: JOUR 101 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher and ENGL 101 and ENGL 102 or ENGL 105 and one course numbered ENGL 203 - ENGL 211 or equivalent for students who started at KU prior to Fall 2012. For students who started at KU in Fall 2012 or after, prerequisites are: JOUR 101, and JOUR 300 each completed with a grade of C (2.0) or higher and ENGL 101 and ENGL 102 or ENGL 105 and one course numbered ENGL 203 - ENGL 211 or equivalent. A 2.5 English GPA when all are completed at KU; when any English courses are transferred, a 3.0 English GPA or 2.5 plus an English ACT score of 25. Not open to seniors. 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 or in an approved concentration in order to enroll in JOUR 305. Open only to students in the KU Honors Program. LAB.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Benson,Kerry E
TR 09:30-10:45 AM ST-F 105 - LAWRENCE
3 64601
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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Marsh Jr,Charles W
MW 11:00-12:15 PM MAL 2048 - LAWRENCE
3 65818
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. Prerequisite: Junior standing or completion of JOUR 101 with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Open to non-majors. LEC.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Linville,Denise
TR 01:00-02:15 PM WES 3139 - LAWRENCE
3 52704
JOUR 409 Special Topics in: _____
Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Prerequisite: Approval of instructor. IND.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2015 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 301 Research and Writing (or JOUR 302 Research and Writing, Honors) or JOUR 304 Media Writing (or JOUR 305 Media Writing, Honors) with a grade of 2.0 or above. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2015 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 party of the course. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher to advance in the curriculum. Prerequisite: 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), and passage of the grammar test or JOUR 002 with a C (2.0) or higher and a satisfactory score on the grammar and usage test taken before JOUR 304 or completion of JOUR 002 with a grade of C (2.0) or above. LEC.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Niccum,Jon Scott
MW 03:00-04:15 PM DHDC 2092 - LAWRENCE
3 58524
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), JOUR 304 (Writing for Media) (or JOUR 301 Research and Writing, JOUR 302 Research and Writing, Honors or JOUR 305 Research and Writing, Honors), and passage of the grammar test or JOUR 002 with a C (2.0) or above also required. LEC.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Henderson,Kristi
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 52700
LBN McLendon,Mary Elizabeth
MW 09:30-10:45 AM ST-F 107 - LAWRENCE
3 52701
LBN Callahan,Kimberly K
MW 01:00-02:15 PM ST-F 107 - LAWRENCE
3 52702
LBN Henderson,Kristi
TR 09:30-10:45 AM ST-F 107 - LAWRENCE
3 52703
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. Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Journalism and JOUR 433 for students who started at KU prior to Fall 2012. For those who started Fall 2012 or after, prerequisites are: Admission to the School of Journalism and JOUR 320. LEC.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Basow,Robert R.
MW 12:30-01:45 PM ST-F 100 - LAWRENCE
3 62516
LEC Erba,Joseph
TR 02:30-03:45 PM ST-F 100 - LAWRENCE
3 62515
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. Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Journalism and JOUR 433 for students who started at KU prior to Fall 2012. For students starting Fall 2012 and after, prerequisite is admission to the School of Journalism and JOUR 320. LEC.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Erba,Joseph
TR 11:00-12:15 PM ST-F 100 - LAWRENCE
3 62517
LEC Chen,Yi-Chun
TR 01:00-02:15 PM ST-F 100 - LAWRENCE
3 65844
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 eight 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 two hours enrollment in JOUR 488 in a student's total course work. Prerequisite: Completion of JOUR 101 with a grade of 2.0 or above or instructor permission. LAB.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LAB Bacon,Chris A.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
2 55728
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 2015 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 2015 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 2015 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 2015 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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Noland,Patty
R 02:30-03:20 PM ST-F 202 - LAWRENCE
1 56582
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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Akagi,Brett Alan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 65579
IND Bacon,Chris A.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 67041
IND Barnett,Barbara
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 55383
IND Basow,Robert R.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52707
IND Belmas,Genelle
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 67042
IND Bengtson,Timothy A.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52708
IND Benson,Kerry E
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52709
IND Bobkowski,Piotr
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 61475
IND Brill,Ann M.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52705
IND Broholm,John R.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52710
IND Butcher,Callum James
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 63473
IND Chen,Yi-Chun
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 64602
IND Crawford II,Jerry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 59102
IND Erba,Joseph
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 67043
IND Fine,Pamela Beth
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 58525
IND Geana,Mugur V
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 57584
IND Gentry,James K.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52711
IND Holstead,Carol Elizabeth
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52706
IND Johnson,Mark P.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 62228
IND Lee,Tien-Tsung
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 57585
IND Linville,Denise
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52712
IND Loewen,Lisa Marie
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 65297
IND Lumpkins,Crystal
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 58103
IND Marsh Jr,Charles W
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52713
IND Noland,Patty
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 55344
IND Peters,Jonathan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 67044
IND Rausch,Marilyn A
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 58448
IND Reinardy,Scott
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 58526
IND Rose,Janet S.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 67045
IND Seo,Hyunjin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 61476
IND Shaw,Susanne
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52714
IND Thomas,Eric
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 67046
IND Utsler,Max R.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52715
IND Volek,Thomas W.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52716
IND Ward,Douglas B
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 56583
IND Williams,Michael I
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 58527
JOUR 507 Practicum in Journalism (Professional)
Practical experience in a supervised professional setting for which the student does not receive pay. Students enrolled receive credit for professional experience in advertising, public relations, news-editorial, radio, television, photojournalism, 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 may not turn a paid internship into a credit internship. Prerequisite: Having completed either JOUR 415 or JOUR 435 (or Jour 560) with a grade of 2.0 or above, having completed at least eleven 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 forty hours for one credit, at least eighty hours for two hours of credit, receiving no pay for these hours, and completing a 4-5 page report accompanied by work samples. FLD.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
FLD Noland,Patty
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
T 04:00-04:50 PM DHDC 2092 - LAWRENCE
T 04:00-04:50 PM DHDC 2092 - LAWRENCE
1-3 52717
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.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
FLD Noland,Patty
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-2 52718
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 2015 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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Robinson,Monique Linette
MW 12:30-01:45 PM ST-F 204 - LAWRENCE
3 62518
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.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Utsler,Max R.
TR 11:00-12:15 PM DHDC 2094 - LAWRENCE
3 62519
JOUR 550 Digital Media
This course will allow students to be immersed in a newsroom environment, build their portfolios and prepare for internships. Students will produce content for an online news magazine distributed through Kansan.com. Each student will select an area of emphasis: visuals, reporting, or editing and production. The Visuals lab will advance the student's understanding and use of visual communication skills and techniques across multiple platforms. Students in this course will be given the opportunity to emphasize a specific tool set (photography, graphics, presentation design) while expanding their knowledge and use of all forms of visuals. In the Editing/Production lab students will work for the University Daily Kansan website and for the newspaper, editing stories, writing headlines and cutlines, creating packages, working on search engine optimization, and creating graphics. The course will build on the skills of JOUR 419: Multimedia Editing, giving students hands-on experience with editing stories and creating packages for a live publication. In the Reporting lab the course will provide an immersive reporting opportunity for students in the News and Information track. It will allow students to report stories in print or video fashion, suited for the JOUR 550 website. Students will work in collaboration with the editing and production students, and the visual students also enrolled in JOUR 550. Reporting students will produce depth stories and cover breaking news as it happens. 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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Fine,Pamela Beth
MW 11:00-12:30 PM ST-F 101 - LAWRENCE
4 62520
LEC Akagi,Brett Alan
MW 11:00-12:30 PM ST-F 105 - LAWRENCE
4 64603
LEC McLendon,Mary Elizabeth
MW 11:00-12:30 PM ST-F 107 - LAWRENCE
4 62521
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. Prerequisite: For students starting at KU prior to Fall 2012: JOUR 101 and JOUR 301, each with a grade of 2.0 or above, and a satisfactory score on the grammar and usage test taken before JOUR 301 or completion of JOUR 002 with a grade of 2.0 or above. For students starting at KU Fall 2012 and after: JOUR 300 (or JOUR 310) with a C (2.0) or higher, 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 320, JOUR 420, JOUR 460 and passage of the grammar test or JOUR 002 with a C (2.0) or higher. May be taken concurrent with JOUR 420 and JOUR 460. Only open to Journalism majors. LEC.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Bengtson,Timothy A.
MW 11:00-12:15 PM ST-F 100 - LAWRENCE
3 62522
LBN Rose,Janet S.
M 01:00-02:15 PM ST-F 105 - LAWRENCE
3 62529
LBN Bengtson,Timothy A.
W 01:00-02:15 PM ST-F 101 - LAWRENCE
3 62530
LBN Guth,David W.
M 03:00-04:15 PM ST-F 107 - LAWRENCE
3 66167
LBN Bengtson,Timothy A.
M 03:00-04:15 PM ST-F 101 - LAWRENCE
3 62526
LBN Guth,David W.
W 03:00-04:15 PM ST-F 107 - LAWRENCE
3 66166
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 2015 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 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.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2015 semester.

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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Price,Michael John
T 04:00-06:30 PM ST-F 204 - LAWRENCE
3 64604
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 2015 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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Guth,David W.
TR 09:30-10:45 AM ST-F 204 - LAWRENCE
3 56968
LEC Belmas,Genelle
TR 11:00-12:15 PM ST-F 206 - LAWRENCE
3 52720
LEC Broholm,John R.
MW 12:30-01:45 PM ST-F 206 - LAWRENCE
3 55730
LEC Adler,Eric
M 04:30-07:00 PM ST-F 202 - LAWRENCE
3 58245
LEC Crawford II,Jerry
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 66861
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, JOUR 415, JOUR 419, JOUR 550 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.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Thomas,Eric
T 02:30-05:00 PM ST-F 105 - LAWRENCE
3 66165
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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Vrabac,Michael Joseph
M 02:30-05:00 PM ST-F 204 - LAWRENCE
3 64682
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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Rausch,Marilyn A
F 09:00-11:20 AM ST-F 105 - LAWRENCE
3 52719
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 2015 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 2015 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 (or JOUR 568) or consent of the instructor. Open to non majors with permission of the instructor. LEC.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Seo,Hyunjin
T 02:30-03:45 PM ST-F 202 - LAWRENCE
3 62531
LBN Seo,Hyunjin
T 03:45-05:15 PM ST-F 107 - LAWRENCE
3 62532
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.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2015 semester.

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.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Gentry,James K.
TR 11:00-12:15 PM ST-F 202 - LAWRENCE
3 62533
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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Volek,Thomas W.
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
3 66863
LEC Peters,Jonathan
MWF 09:00-09:50 AM ST-F 100 - LAWRENCE
3 63330
LEC Johnson,Mark P.
TR 01:00-02:15 PM MAL 2048 - LAWRENCE
3 52721
JOUR 619 Thriving Through Workplace Change
This course gives students insights into the rapidly changing world of work where freelance, contract, consulting and other forms of "contingent" or "free agent" activities are becoming more common. The course provides an oversight of entrepreneurial thinking, freelancing, networking, brand building and other components of contingent work. It also provides an overview of basics of personal finance such as taxes, insurance, budgets, investing, etc. Prerequisite: Senior standing. Open to non-journalism majors. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2015 semester.

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 or higher to advance in the curriculum. Prerequisite: JOUR 550 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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Bacon,Chris A.
TR 02:30-03:45 PM DHDC 2092 - LAWRENCE
3 62534
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 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 2015 semester.

JOUR 630 Public Affairs Reporting-Advanced Media
This is an enterprise reporting class designed to give students hands-on experience covering important issues that impact individuals and communities in Kansas and perhaps beyond. Students will be assigned specific issues and/or beats involving government, business and non-profit agencies. Requirement: Must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Prerequisite: JOUR 550 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 2015 semester.

JOUR 635 Statehouse Reporting-Advanced Media
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 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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Reinardy,Scott
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 62535
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 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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Crawford II,Jerry
W 02:00-05:15 PM ST-F 204 - LAWRENCE
3 59693
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. Prerequisite: Senior standing, good standing in the School of Journalism and JOUR 435, JOUR 513 or JOUR 523 and JOUR 568 for students who started at KU prior to Fall 2012. For those who started at KU Fall 2012 or after, prerequisites are senior standing, good standing in the School of Journalism and JOUR 560. LEC.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Bengtson,Timothy A.
TR 09:30-10:45 AM ST-F 202 - LAWRENCE
3 66864
LEC Seo,Hyunjin
TR 11:00-12:15 PM ST-F 204 - LAWRENCE
3 61707
LEC Basow,Robert R.
TR 02:30-03:45 PM ST-F 206 - LAWRENCE
3 52722
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 2015 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 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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Holstead,Carol Elizabeth
MW 03:00-04:15 PM ST-F 202 - LAWRENCE
3 55358
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 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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Williams,Michael I
MW 11:00-12:15 PM ST-F 206 - LAWRENCE
3 66887
JOUR 691 Community Journalism-Advanced Media
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 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 2015 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 and its web site kansan.com. A three-hour class session each week will focus on the proper concepts and techniques of reporting and editing. Students will be required to research and make presentations on various aspects of reporting and editing. Students also will meet one-on-one on an ongoing basis with the instructor to review work. Prerequisite: JOUR 415 and JOUR 419, each with a grade of 2.0 or above. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2015 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 2015 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.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Volek,Thomas W.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 70456
JOUR 801 Research I: Theory
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.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2015 semester.

JOUR 802 Research II: 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. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2015 semester.

JOUR 803 Survey of Mass Media and Popular Culture
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.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Belmas,Genelle
W 02:30-05:00 PM ST-F 206 - LAWRENCE
3 59338
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 900, JOUR 801 and JOUR 802 or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2015 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 900, JOUR 801 and JOUR 802 or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2015 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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Barnett,Barbara
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 55384
RSH Basow,Robert R.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52725
RSH Belmas,Genelle
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 67047
RSH Bengtson,Timothy A.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52726
RSH Benson,Kerry E
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 57153
RSH Bobkowski,Piotr
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 61477
RSH Brill,Ann M.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52727
RSH Broholm,John R.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52728
RSH Chen,Yi-Chun
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 64605
RSH Crawford II,Jerry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 59339
RSH Erba,Joseph
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 67048
RSH Fine,Pamela Beth
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 58528
RSH Geana,Mugur V
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 57586
RSH Gentry,James K.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52729
RSH Holstead,Carol Elizabeth
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52723
RSH Lee,Tien-Tsung
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 57587
RSH Linville,Denise
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52730
RSH Lumpkins,Crystal
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 58104
RSH Marsh Jr,Charles W
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52731
RSH Noland,Patty
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 57155
RSH Peters,Jonathan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 67049
RSH Reinardy,Scott
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 58529
RSH Seo,Hyunjin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 61478
RSH Shaw,Susanne
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52732
RSH Utsler,Max R.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52733
RSH Volek,Thomas W.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 52724
RSH Ward,Douglas B
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 56586
RSH Williams,Michael I
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 58530
RSH Barnett,Barbara
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57156
RSH Basow,Robert R.
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57157
RSH Belmas,Genelle
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 67050
RSH Bengtson,Timothy A.
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57158
RSH Benson,Kerry E
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57159
RSH Bobkowski,Piotr
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 67054
RSH Brill,Ann M.
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57160
RSH Broholm,John R.
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57161
RSH Chen,Yi-Chun
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 64606
RSH Crawford II,Jerry
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 59342
RSH Erba,Joseph
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 67051
RSH Fine,Pamela Beth
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 58531
RSH Geana,Mugur V
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57588
RSH Gentry,James K.
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57162
RSH Holstead,Carol Elizabeth
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57163
RSH Lee,Tien-Tsung
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57589
RSH Linville,Denise
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57164
RSH Lumpkins,Crystal
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 58105
RSH Marsh Jr,Charles W
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57165
RSH Noland,Patty
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57166
RSH Peters,Jonathan
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 67052
RSH Reinardy,Scott
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 58532
RSH Seo,Hyunjin
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 67053
RSH Shaw,Susanne
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57167
RSH Utsler,Max R.
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57168
RSH Volek,Thomas W.
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57169
RSH Ward,Douglas B
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 57170
RSH Williams,Michael I
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
1-3 58533
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 2015 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 2015 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 2015 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 2015 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.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Kuegler,Steven J
R 06:30-09:00 PM RC 227 - EDWARDS
3 66896
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 2015 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.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2015 semester.

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.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2015 semester.

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 2015 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 2015 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 2015 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.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Bobkowski,Piotr
M 06:30-09:00 PM RC 224 - EDWARDS
3 62686
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.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2015 semester.

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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Gentry,James K.
W 06:30-09:00 PM REGN 352 - EDWARDS
3 66900
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 2015 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.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Basow,Robert R.
T 07:10-09:40 PM REGN 153 - EDWARDS
3 66970
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 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Geana,Mugur V
M 02:30-05:00 PM ST-F 206 - LAWRENCE
3 66905
LEC Chen,Yi-Chun
T 02:30-05:00 PM ST-F 303 - LAWRENCE
3 66907
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 2015 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 30 hours or permission of instructor. LEC.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Gentry,James K.
M 07:10-09:40 PM REGN 153 - EDWARDS
3 62706
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. LEC.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Barnett,Barbara
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65189
IND Basow,Robert R.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67055
IND Belmas,Genelle
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67056
IND Bengtson,Timothy A.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67057
IND Benson,Kerry E
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67077
IND Bobkowski,Piotr
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67078
IND Brill,Ann M.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67079
IND Broholm,John R.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67080
IND Chen,Yi-Chun
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67081
IND Crawford II,Jerry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65190
IND Erba,Joseph
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67082
IND Fine,Pamela Beth
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67083
IND Geana,Mugur V
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67084
IND Gentry,James K.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67085
IND Holstead,Carol Elizabeth
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65191
IND Lee,Tien-Tsung
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65192
IND Linville,Denise
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67086
IND Lumpkins,Crystal
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67088
IND Marsh Jr,Charles W
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67089
IND Noland,Patty
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67090
IND Peters,Jonathan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67092
IND Reinardy,Scott
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65193
IND Seo,Hyunjin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65194
IND Shaw,Susanne
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67093
IND Utsler,Max R.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67094
IND Volek,Thomas W.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65664
IND Ward,Douglas B
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65196
IND Williams,Michael I
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65198
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. LEC.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Barnett,Barbara
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65200
IND Basow,Robert R.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67105
IND Belmas,Genelle
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67106
IND Bengtson,Timothy A.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67108
IND Benson,Kerry E
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67109
IND Bobkowski,Piotr
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67110
IND Brill,Ann M.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67111
IND Broholm,John R.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67112
IND Chen,Yi-Chun
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67113
IND Crawford II,Jerry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65201
IND Erba,Joseph
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67114
IND Fine,Pamela Beth
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67115
IND Geana,Mugur V
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67116
IND Gentry,James K.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67118
IND Holstead,Carol Elizabeth
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65202
IND Lee,Tien-Tsung
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65203
IND Linville,Denise
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67119
IND Lumpkins,Crystal
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67120
IND Marsh Jr,Charles W
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67121
IND Noland,Patty
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67122
IND Peters,Jonathan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67123
IND Reinardy,Scott
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65204
IND Seo,Hyunjin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65205
IND Shaw,Susanne
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67124
IND Utsler,Max R.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67125
IND Volek,Thomas W.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65665
IND Ward,Douglas B
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65206
IND Williams,Michael I
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 65207
JOUR 855 Financial Management and Media
This course covers a wide range of financially-related concepts from the managerial perspective. Topics include: risk and return, financial markets; understanding the balance sheet, income statement and cash flows; financial analysis; the Securities and Exchange Commission; investor relations; corporate governance; building and using budgets. Limited to graduate students or instructor permission. Lecture, discussion, case studies. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2015 semester.

JOUR 898 Master's Professional Project
Suggested course description: The student completes an appropriate, Master's-level professionally based project. The student must present a proposal outlining the project and signed by both the student and advisor prior to enrolling. Prerequisite: PRE 710 or PRE 711, JOUR 801, JOUR 802, JOUR 803, JOUR 818 and JOUR 855. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Spring 2015 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: Satisfactory completion of JOUR 898, Master's Research. THE.
Spring 2015
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Barnett,Barbara
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 55385
THE Basow,Robert R.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52735
THE Belmas,Genelle
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67096
THE Bengtson,Timothy A.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52736
THE Benson,Kerry E
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 57029
THE Bobkowski,Piotr
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 61479
THE Brill,Ann M.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52737
THE Broholm,John R.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52738
THE Chen,Yi-Chun
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 64609
THE Crawford II,Jerry
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 59354
THE Erba,Joseph
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67097
THE Fine,Pamela Beth
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 58536
THE Geana,Mugur V
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 57590
THE Gentry,James K.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52739
THE Holstead,Carol Elizabeth
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52734
THE Lee,Tien-Tsung
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 57591
THE Linville,Denise
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52740
THE Lumpkins,Crystal
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 58106
THE Marsh Jr,Charles W
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52741
THE Noland,Patty
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 57202
THE Peters,Jonathan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 67099
THE Reinardy,Scott
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 58537
THE Seo,Hyunjin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 61480
THE Shaw,Susanne
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52742
THE Utsler,Max R.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52743
THE Volek,Thomas W.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 52744
THE Ward,Douglas B
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 56587
THE Williams,Michael I
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
3 58538
THE Barnett,Barbara
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57203
THE Basow,Robert R.
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57204
THE Belmas,Genelle
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 67100
THE Bengtson,Timothy A.
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57205
THE Benson,Kerry E
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57206
THE Brill,Ann M.
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57207
THE Broholm,John R.
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57208
THE Chen,Yi-Chun
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 64610
THE Crawford II,Jerry
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 59356
THE Erba,Joseph
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 67101
THE Fine,Pamela Beth
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 58539
THE Geana,Mugur V
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57592
THE Gentry,James K.
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57209
THE Holstead,Carol Elizabeth
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57212
THE Lee,Tien-Tsung
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57593
THE Linville,Denise
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57215
THE Lumpkins,Crystal
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 58107
THE Marsh Jr,Charles W
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57216
THE Noland,Patty
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57220
THE Peters,Jonathan
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 67102
THE Reinardy,Scott
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 58540
THE Shaw,Susanne
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57221
THE Utsler,Max R.
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57224
THE Volek,Thomas W.
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57225
THE Ward,Douglas B
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 57226
THE Williams,Michael I
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
3 58541
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 2015 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 2015 semester.

 

Some courses have new numbers and names. Check out the list of old courses and their new numbers and names below. The advising office can help you make sure you enroll in the right course.

New Journalism Courses Beginning Fall 2012

Course Equivalency Guide

If you planned to take this course:

Take this instead:

JOUR 288 - Laboratory in Media I

JOUR 210 - Video Production

JOUR 310 - Visual Communications

JOUR 300 - Visual Storytelling

JOUR 301 - Research and Writing

JOUR 302 and 304 - Infomania / Media Writing

JOUR 302 - Research and Writing (Honors)

JOUR 302 and 305 - Infomania / media Writing (Honors)

JOUR 433 - Strategic Communication

JOUR 320 - Stratcom I: Intro to strategic

Communication

JOUR 435 - Message Development

JOUR 560 - Message Development

JOUR 500 - Topics in Journ. "Enviro. Journalism Only"

JOUR 580 - Environmental Journalism

JOUR 502 - International Journalism

JOUR 590 - International Journalism

JOUR 513,523 - Principles of Advertising or PR

JOUR 420 - Stratcom II: Principles of Advertising and PR

JOUR 533 - Case studies in Strategic Communication

JOUR 614 - Case Studies in Strategic Communication

JOUR 536 - Documentary and Corporate Video

JOUR 636 - Documentary

JOUR 538 - International Marketing Communications

JOUR 613 - International Strategic Communications

JOUR 552,553,562 - Production and Design

JOUR 612 - Visual Design and Production

JOUR 568 - Marketing and Media Research

JOUR 460 - Research Methods In Strategic Communication

JOUR 572 - Sales Strategy

JOUR 611 - Sales Strategies

JOUR 574 - Financial Basics for Communicators

JOUR 616 - Financial Basics for Communicators

JOUR 676 - Strategic Campaigns

JOUR 640** - Strategic Campaigns

JOUR 680 - Multimedia management and Leadership

JOUR 617 - Multimedia Management and Leadership

JOUR 692, 693 - TV News I/ TV News II

JOUR 620 - TV News

JOUR 697 - Magazine Writing

JOUR 650 - Magazine Journalism

**Please note that JOUR 640 "Strategic Campaigns" is now 3 credits instead of 4. You may need to plan to take a 1 hour JOUR elective to ensure that you complete 33 journalism hours as required for graduation (currently enrolled students). Contact a journalism adviser if you have questions.

Some advanced media courses offered under the old curriculum will now be included as part of J550.

 


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The Journalism Career Center helps J-School students explore their career options and find internships and jobs. Patty Noland, the J-School's Career Development Coordinator, is ready to help you at any stage in your college career—whether you're just beginning to explore the possibilities or you're ready to enter the job market. Schedule an appointment today!

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71 percent of classes have 30 or fewer students
Journalism students graduate with portfolios of work created for professional clients
The Journalism Career Center helps students discover internships, jobs and careers
The journalism school's new minimester allows students to complete a class online between semesters
The school launched its journalism Ph.D. program in 2012
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined