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2007-2008 University Catalog

Liberal Studies

LS 230 THE ART OF CREATING JOURNALISM (3)

Three hours lecture per week

Prerequisites: ENGL 103 or ENGL 105

This course will integrate concepts from English/journalism, Education and Art. It is designed for students interested in producing print and photo journalism for local community publications. Topics will include journalistic writing styles and techniques, research strategies, interviewing methods, appropriate layout and design techniques. Projects will culminate in a product suitable for publication. No credit given toward the Art major.

GenEd: A2.

Same as ART 230,ENGL 230  

LS 492 INTERNSHIP/ SERVICE LEARNING (1-3) [top]

Two to six activity hours per week

Prerequisite: Upper-division standing

Students design a community project, individually or in a small group, related to the areas studied in the Liberal Studies major. The project must respond to a community need, involve participants in reciprocal activities, provide opportunities for student's on-going reflection, and evaluate the activity.

LS 494 INDEPENDENT RESEARCH (1-3)

Prerequisite: Upper-division standing

Students design and implement a study project in conjunction with a faculty member.

LS 497 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-3) [top]

Prerequisite: Upper-division standing

Provides student credit for curricular activities under the direction of a Liberal Studies faculty member.

LS 499 CAPSTONE PROJECT (1-3)

Prerequisite: Senior standing

In conjunction with a faculty advisor, students design and complete a project that integrates prior course work and disseminate the project to the campus community. Repeatable for credit.

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