Photography in Journalism
3 Credit Hours

Students will learn to shoot and select photographic images that clearly communicate stories to their viewers. Collaborative activities will consist of working with writers to illustrate news stories and meet deadlines. The ethics of photography in journalism will also be examined, including bias. Projects, which include photographing a variety of people and events, will encourage the creation of dynamic images that convey information in a clear and compelling way. Students will gain real-world experience by attending and photographing various college and community events. Students are required to participate in the college photography show. This course offers a unique practical approach to learning journalism and photography ethics which will benefit them in the classroom, in life, and in the workforce.