May 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

COMM 2250 - Publication Editing and Design

This course begins with aspects of editing and proofreading copy for published and broadcast news presentations, followed by fundamentals of layout and design of news presentations for various print and web publications.  The copy editing component is based on Associated Press style for print and broadcast.  Instruction includes fundamentals in visual communication followed by the mechanics of electronic pagination in a newsroom environment for print and web publishing.  A discussion of presentation accuracy, engagement, sensationalism, ethics, and legal issues associated with presentation are also addressed.

Credits: 3

Prereq: COMM 2231 and COMM 2232
Lecture hours: 3
Course/lab fee: $