Co-Curricular Learning

Breaking into the media business can be hard. Luckily, Student Media is here to help!

Gain practical experience and academic credit at the same time by signing up for a 1-credit course in newspaper writing, radio broadcasting, television programming, or yearbook production. Student Media’s co-curricular courses are offered through the Communication Department and give you the chance to learn more about what you love to do or discover something completely new.

 
Register today at patriotweb.gmu.edu. Hurry, space is limited!
 

These 1-credit courses easily fit into your busy schedule and can be taken up to three (3) times:

Communication 145, Newspaper Workshop I
Practical experience in writing, editing, or business aspects of newspaper production at Broadside or other newspapers. May be repeated for three total credits.

Communication 148, Radio Workshop I
Practical experience in production, news writing, promotions, advertising, public relations, programming, or newscasting for student radio station WGMU. May be taken three times. Prerequisite: 100-level COMM course or permission of instructor.

Communication 345, Newspaper Workshop II
Practical experience in writing and editing for Broadside or other newspapers. Prerequisite: 3 credits of COMM 145, COMM 351, or permission of instructor. May be taken three times.

Communication 346, Yearbook Workshop
Practical experience in promotion, marketing, and sales of video yearbook, or practical experience working on Senior Expressions, a print supplement to the video yearbook. May be taken three times.

Communication 347, Cable TV Programming and Marketing
Practical experience in programming, promotion, and marketing of a campus television cable network operation.

Communication 348, Radio Workshop II
Intense practical application of previously acquired skills in production, news writing, promotions, advertising, public relations, programming, or newscasting for student radio station WGMU. May be taken three times. Prerequisite: COMM 148 or permission of instructor.

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