Apr 16, 2024  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

History

  
  • HST 3620. African‑American History Since Emancipation (3 credits)


    The course starts with the Emancipation Proclamation and traces the triumphs and challenges encountered by African Americans during Reconstruction and studies the emergence of Jim Crow legislation in the South. Attention is also devoted to the creation of various civil rights organizations and leaders, key Supreme Court decisions, federal laws, and the turbulent decade of the 1960s, and the modern civil rights movement.

  
  • HST 3720. History of South Asia (3 credits)


    A study of the Indian subcontinent with an emphasis on cultural, social, and economic aspects; the Moslem and Mogul eras; the British period; and events since 1945.

  
  • HST 3730. Comparative Asian Civilizations (3 credits)


    A comparative survey of the development of Asian civilizations from the Neolithic Age to the present.

  
  • HST 3740. History of Islam (3 credits)


    An historical study of the development and growth of Islam from its origins to the present with an emphasis on its expansion into Asia, North Africa, sub‑Sahara Africa, and Eastern Europe.

  
  • HST 3750. History of Sub‑Sahara Africa (3 credits)


    An exploration of the political, social, and economic history of sub‑Sahara African civilizations from antiquity to the present.

  
  • HST 3800. Women and the Development of U.S. Society (3 credits)


    An examination of the field of women’s history and a study of significant aspects of women’s participation in the social, economic, and political development of the United States from colonization to 1870.

  
  • HST 3820. Growing Up American (3 credits)


    An historical investigation of continuity and change in childhood as a life stage, with emphasis on patterns in the experience of growing up in the United States and the social construction of adolescence during the 20th Century.

  
  • HST 3840. Colonial Latin America (3 credits)


    An examination of the Spanish and Portuguese Empires in the Western Hemisphere through the wars for independence.

  
  • HST 3850. Indians of Latin America (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (AIS 3240)
    A study of the history, culture and contemporary achievements of the Indians residing south of the Rio Grande.

  
  • HST 3860. Latin America Since Independence (3 credits)


    An examination of Latin America from Independence to the present. Emphasis will be placed on the historic antecedents of current events and Latin America’s place in world affairs.

  
  • HST 3870. Modern Mexico (3 credits)


    A study of Mexican history since 1810, with particular attention to the U.S.-Mexico War (1846-48), the Reform of the 1850s, the era of President Porfirio Diaz (1876-1911), the Revolution (1910- 1920), the post-revolutionary period, and the massacre of Tlatelolco of October 2, 1968 as well as its aftermath. The course focuses on the continuous interplay of race, class, gender, religious syncretism, and the Mexican peoples’ indefatigable struggle against oppression and exploitation.

  
  • HST 3990. Directed Reading in History (1-3 credits)


    Directed reading under the guidance of instructor. PREREQ: Permission of instructor, completion of all lower division history requirements, and six hours of advanced history.

  
  • HST 4040. History of the Old South (3 credits)


    This course traces the contours of the Old South from the Colonial Period to the end of the Civil War. Included are conceptualizations of race, class, gender, religion, and cultural meaning.

  
  • HST 4050. History of the New South 1865-1980 (3 credits)


    This course traces the contours of the New South from the end of the Civil War to the emergence of the New South. Included are conceptualizations of race, class, gender, religion, and cultural meaning.

  
  • HST 4060. U.S. Military History (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (MSC 4210)
    An historical study of United States military operations, policies, institutional growth, and administrative and technological developments from colonial times to the recent past.

  
  • HST 4070. Women in U.S. History Since 1870 (3 credits)


    A study of significant aspects of continuity and change in the lives of U.S. women since 1870, including the structure of the female life cycle, women’s legal status, educational opportunities, health and beauty, social concerns and activism, paid and unpaid labor patterns, and societal concerns about women.

  
  • HST 4120. History of Sexuality (3 credits)


    This course explores the historical construction of prescribed notions of gender and sexuality, and can be focused on American, European, Asian, and other non-western societies or a combination of the above. By examining a variety of written, video, and audio textual sources, the course objectives consist of gaining a greater understanding of how prescribed sexual norms have been socially constructed and how these ideals defining acceptable and respectable sexual behavior have changed over time and vary among distinct social groupings. The course will also explore the intersection of class, race, and gender by examining how these have blended together to shape sexual behavior and attitudes.

  
  • HST 4130. History of U.S. Foreign Policy (3 credits)


    A study of the major trends, issues, and problems in U.S. foreign policy.

  
  • HST 4170. History of Modern Britain (3 credits)


    This course examines the constitutional and political, social, and cultural evolution of the United Kingdom from 1714 to the present.

  
  • HST 4210. History of Modern Germany, 1866 to the Present (3 credits)


    An analysis of German history from Bismarck to the present, with special emphasis on the unification of Germany, the two world wars, the Nazi Revolution, and the problem of a united Germany.

  
  • HST 4220. The Second World War (3 credits)


    A thorough investigation of the origins and course of the Second World War in both the European and Pacific Theaters, with emphasis on the ideological, diplomatic, strategic and military developments that shaped the conflict.

  
  • HST 4230. Indigenous Women (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (AIS 4230)
    An interdisciplinary study of the historical and contemporary experiences of Indigenous women, focusing on but not limited to Native women in North America. Course will examine Native women’s community roles and cultural practices prior to and since colonization and will privilege Native women’s perspectives in course texts.

  
  • HST 4270. Modern European Cultural History (3 credits)


    A study of the lives and works of selected thinkers, writers, and artists who represent the European cultural and intellectual tradition from the Renaissance to the present. Emphasized are the Renaissance, the Reformation, the Enlightenment, movements of thought during the 19th century, and the crisis of European culture which begin at the end of the 19th century.

  
  • HST 4300. Nazi Germany (1933‑1945) (3 credits)


    An interdisciplinary history and analysis of Nazi Germany (1933‑1945), emphasizing aspects of political, social, cultural, and intellectual life as well as the legacy of Nazism, including historiography.

  
  • HST 4320. A History of Imperial Russia from 1682 to 1917 (3 credits)


    An examination of Russia’s political, social, economic, and cultural development from the reign of Peter the Great to the fall of the Romanovs in February 1917.

  
  • HST 4330. The Russian Empire and the Soviet Union in the Twentieth Century (3 credits)


    An examination of Russia’s development from the 1917 revolution to the present day, with special emphasis on Leninism, Stalinism, and post‑Stalinism.

  
  • HST 4360. American Political History (3 credits)


    This course traces the contours of American political history from the birth of the Republic through modern media-driven politics. Discussion includes party formation, electoral and programmatic politics, and conceptualizations of race, class, gender, and religion.

  
  • HST 4410. History of Medieval Britain (3 credits)


    This course examines the constitutional, political, social, and cultural evolution of the British Isles from the Roman occupation to the advent of the Tudor Dynasty (43-1485).

  
  • HST 4420. History of Tudor and Stuart Britain (3 credits)


    This course examines the political, religious, and cultural processes occurring from 1485 to 1714 that transformed Britain from a medieval to a modern nation.

  
  • HST 4430. History of the British Empire (3 credits)


    This course examines a number of historical facets related to the rise, maintenance, and fall of the British Empire. Texts and lectures include the historical voices of the colonized and the colonizers.

  
  • HST 4450. Pre-Modern Middle East (3 credits)


    A history of the Middle East from 500 to 1730 AD. Significant topics will include the birth of Islam, the Arab empires, Medieval political, economic, and intellectual developments, the Crusades, the rise of the Ottoman and Safavid Empires, and the impact of European modernization on the early modern Middle East.

  
  • HST 4460. History of the Modern Middle East (3 credits)


    A study of the major trends and issues in the Middle East in the modern world.

  
  • HST 4510. Senior Seminar (3 credits)


    A study of special problems in a selected area of history with emphasis on historiography, methods, research, and writing skills. PREREQ: 2.0 QPA in history courses taken, and completion of 15 hours of advanced history courses.

  
  • HST 4550. Historical Sites Study (3-6 credits)


    A conducted tour of selected historical sites with an emphasis on a particular period or geographical area of history. Student must submit a plan of study for the department chair’s approval prior to registering for the course, and must present an agreed-upon final project after the tour. PREREQ: Permission of department chair.

  
  • HST 4650. Indian Residential and Boarding School Narratives (3 credits)


    Crosslisted: (AIS 4650)
    An in-depth study of the Canadian Indian residential school and American Indian boarding school experience, focusing on autobiographical narratives by Indigenous authors who experienced life in these schools. Course incorporates a range of authors, perspectives, and genres to contextualize colonial institutional polices aimed at “civilizing” Indian “savagery,” and forms of Indigenous resistance, accommodation, healing, and cultural survival. PREREQ: AIS 1010 , AIS 1100 /HST 1100  or HST 1110 , AIS 2200 /ENG 2200  or ENG 3440 , or permission of instructor.

  
  • HST 4740. Introduction to Public History (3 credits)


    A hands-on introduction to the work of public historians, including physical and digital preservation and exhibition, archives management, historical editing and publishing, historical site management, marketing and public relations, and securing grants and donors. PREREQ: C or better in HST 3000.

  
  • HST 4990. Independent Study in History (1-3 credits)


    Directed reading and research under the guidance of the instructor in a specific area or problem in history. Scheduled only with the approval of the Chair of the Department. PREREQ: Permission of the Department.

  
  • HST 5000. Historical Methods (3 credits)


    This course deals with methods of historical research, the critical evaluation of sources, primary as well as secondary, and the writing and oral presentation of an historical essay. Accordingly, one major course requirement is a research paper based on primary and secondary sources. Because the process of historical research is as important as the research product, this paper will be the culmination of a series of steps (completed both within and outside the classroom) designed to help each student master the elements of research and effective written and oral presentation.

  
  • HST 5100. Advanced North Carolina History (3 credits)


    An advanced study of the development of North Carolina from colonial beginnings to the present.

  
  • HST 5200. History of the South (3 credits)


    A political, economic, and cultural study of the southern region with emphasis on the characteristics which make it distinctive.

  
  • HST 5990. Historical Research (3 credits)


    This course serves a capstone learning experience for M.A. in Social Studies Education students in the History/Social Sciences Concentration. Students will complete and present a directed, supervised research project. Graded on a Pass/Fail basis. PREREQ: A complete proposal should be approved no later than the close of registration. Approval requires the signature of the supervising faculty member and of the History Department Chair.


Special Topics in History

  
  • HSTS 4xxx. Topics in History (3 credits)


    Each of these courses will focus on a topic of general interest and explore it in detail; the topic will be announced in the schedule of courses. Possible topics include: Revolution in the Modern World; Hitler and Nazi Germany; and the American Civil War. Students may take only one course on the same topic for credit. For a list of all topics courses, see the Department Chair.

  
  • HSTS 50xx-51xx. Special Topics in European History (3 credits)


    These courses examine a specific region, period, or theme in European history prior to 1500. Topics will vary, determined by the instructor’s specialty.

  
  • HSTS 52xx-526x. Special Topics in Asian History (3 credits)


    These courses examine a specific region, period, or theme in Asian history. Topics will vary, determined by the instructor’s specialty.

  
  • HSTS 54xx-55xx. Special Topics in United States History (3 credits)


    These courses examine a specific period or aspect of U. S. history. Topics will vary, determined by the instructor’s specialty.

  
  • HSTS 527x-533x. Special Topics in African History (3 credits)


    These courses examine a specific region, period, or theme in African history. Topics will vary, determined by the instructor’s specialty.

  
  • HSTS 534x-539x. Special Topics in Latin American History (3 credits)


    These courses examine a specific region, period, or theme in Latin American history. Topics will vary, determined by the instructor’s specialty.


Information Technology

  
  • ITC 2060. Human-Computer Interaction (3 credits)


    This course provides students with a comprehensive account of the field of human-computer interaction (HCI). HCI is a multidisciplinary field of study concerned with how humans interact with software and hardware interfaces. The interplay between people and computers in applications such as multimedia, virtual environments, and computer supported cooperative work, will be investigated. Theories of human information processing, human behavior, and their implications for user-centered design of interfaces are explored. Students learn principles and guidelines needed to develop high quality interface designs that users can understand, predict, and control. The application of the usability engineering process, including analysis, design, prototyping and testing will new studied. PREREQ: CSC 1750  and CSC 1760  or CSC 2050 .

  
  • ITC 2080. Introduction to System Administration and Shell Scripting (3 credits)


    This course provides students with tools and techniques used in administration of computing systems. Unix/Linux and Windows will be among systems studied. Topics covered include file systems, files security, editors, file processing, shell scripting programming, and system utilities. Students will learn system installation, halting and booting the system, file and directory permission structures, print and disk quotas, device configuration and management, and user account administration. Students also explore tools and techniques used to script common tasks in operating system environments. Students will gain experience in writing scripts in Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems. PREREQ: CSC 1750  and CSC 1760  or CSC 2050 .

  
  • ITC 2700. Computer Network and Data Communication (3 credits)


    This course introduces students to the fundamentals of computer networks, data communications hardware and software, and use of these components in computer networks. Students will investigate issues of networking from the lowest levels of data transmission and wiring to the highest levels of application software, explaining how underlying technologies provide services and how Internet applications use those services. Topics covered include OSI model, LAN, WAN, packet transmission, internetworking, TCP/IP, WWW, Java technology, network control, and performance considerations. PREREQ: CSC 1750  and CSC 1760  or CSC 2050 .

  
  • ITC 3100. Website Development and Multimedia (3 credits)


    This course builds on the basic aspects of XHTML, Internet, and Web technologies as well as computer-mediated communication, and basic Internet applications such as telnet, FTP, and WWW techniques. Students are assumed to have had experience in Web page development and publishing. Topics covered in this course include fundamental Web design concepts such as usability, accessibility, information design, and graphic design in the context of the Web. User-centered Web design and development, definition of the site mission and the target user population, methods for gathering requirements, conceptual design of Web site, site architecture, page layout, physical design, usability testing, implementation, marketing, maintenance, and evaluation will also be explored. This course also provides introduction to multimedia (audio, video, as well as speech synthesis and recognition), and multimedia programming, cascading style sheets, and DHTML. PREREQ: CSC 1300 .

  
  • ITC 3250. System Administration and Security (3 credits)


    This course introduces the fundamentals of computer networking and the Internet as well as security tips, philosophy, security problems/issues, cyber security assessment methods, cryptographic security tools, firewalls, and virtual private networks and discusses the effective use of security methods in system administration as well as example applications. The course also investigates the principle of computer networking and the techniques to set up, extend, and maintain networks with efficient system security.  Laboratory work includes topics in Access Control List, the Network File System, routing, and network management and security.  PREREQ: ITC 2080 and ITC 2700.

  
  • ITC 4100. Web Database Development (3 credits)


    This course builds on the distributed client/server DBMS and Web technologies. Web client-side, database server-side, and web-server side issues associated with a three-tier DBMS implementation will be investigated. Students will implement a three-tier DBMS application. A database backend will be designed and implemented using a standard DBMS product and the Open Source DBMS Software. Students will construct a web server and implement client/server connectivity. Students will develop tools to monitor and measure performance of an implementation. Programming projects are required. PREREQ: CSC 3800  and ITC 3100 .

  
  • ITC 4200. Game Design and Development (3 credits)


    This course provides students with game design concepts and theories and explores game programming skills and strategies. Students will learn how to develop stand-alone applications with user graphical interface components, graphics, animations, sounds, game physics, etc. PREREQ: CSC 1750  and CSC 1760  or CSC 2050 .

  
  • ITC 4800. Advanced Computer Systems and System Security (3 credits)


    This course introduces a series of concepts, models, and technology mechanisms and architectures of distributed computer systems in an enterprise environment characterized by a high degree of complexity, large scale, and heterogeneity. It also explores the security methods and mechanisms that can be used to counter and prevent the threats. Topics include data grid computing, cluster computing, cloud computing, virtualization, and various security methods, such as encryption, hashing, digital signatures, Public Key Infrastructures (PKI), Identity and Access Management (IAM) Systems, Single Sign-On (SSO), cloud-based security groups, and other topics that may be relevant.  PREREQ: ITC 2080 and 2700.

  
  • ITC 4940. Capstone Project in Information Technology (4 credits)


    Capstone IT project to be taken by graduating students in the Information Technology curriculum. PREREQ: Senior standing in BSIT.

  
  • ITC 4950. Independent Study in Information Technology (3 credits)


    Students will work independently under the supervision of a faculty advisor on a topic not covered in other courses. Proposal must be approved and signed by a faculty member. PREREQ: Permission of instructor.

  
  • ITC 4960. Information Technology Internship (1-3 credits)


    Fully declared undergraduates in Information Technology who have completed CSC 2850  and are in good standing (at least a 2.5 GPA) are eligible for internships in business and industry. This is a pass/ fail course. The course may be repeated, but no more than three hours will be applied as a major elective. Detailed requirements and application form are maintained by Coordinator of CS/IT Internships. PREREQ: CSC 2850  and approval of the Department Chair.


Special Topics in Information Technology

  
  • ITCS 4xxx. Special Topics in Information Technology (3 credits)


    Current topics and advances in Information Technology are studied. PREREQ: Permission of the instructor.


Italian

  
  • ITL 1310. Elementary Italian I (3 credits)


    The sequence 1310‑1320 introduces Italian grammar and vocabulary and aspects of Italian culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, and writing are stressed in that order.

  
  • ITL 1320. Elementary Italian II (3 credits)


    The sequence 1310‑1320 introduces Italian grammar and vocabulary and aspects of Italian culture. Aural comprehension, speaking, and writing are stressed in that order.


Information Technology Management

  
  • ITM 3010. Management Information Systems (3 credits)


    Introductory examination of the role of information systems in the support of managerial decisions. Communications theory, electronic storage systems, data base accumulation. PREREQ: DSC 2090 , MGT 3060 .

  
  • ITM 3100. Basic Application Development (3 credits)


    This course is an introduction to the Visual Basic.NET language within the Visual Studio.NET integrated application development environment. The course covers the fundamentals of programming in a visual, object-oriented language and focuses on common programming methodologies and basic application development skills.

  
  • ITM 3200. E-Commerce (3 credits)


    This course is designed to help business students increase their knowledge in E-Commerce so that they may better understand how organizations can successfully operate their businesses online. Specific topics to be addressed include business models, technical infrastructure, software procurement strategies, customer interaction, and the implementation of customer-centric systems. PREREQ: A “C” or better in ITM 3010 .

  
  • ITM 3500. Database Management Systems (3 credits)


    In this course, students will investigate application development in a business database environment with an emphasis on designing, modifying, and querying databases. In this course students will develop an understanding of database technology, database design, database selection and acquisition. Decision-making using databases will be covered. Overviews of emerging trends in data management will be covered. PREREQ: A “C” or better in ITM 3010  or ACC 4130 .

  
  • ITM 3700. Enterprise Business Systems (3 credits)


    Enterprise Business Systems provide information management and analysis to organizations. This course provides the student with an overview of Enterprise Business Systems. Topics covered will include functional systems, cross-functional systems, CRM, MRPII/ERP, SCM. PREREQ: A “C” or better in ACC 2280 , ITM 3010 , and MKT 3120 .

  
  • ITM 4100. System Analysis and Design (3 credits)


    An introduction to systems thinking and the systems analysis process. The emphasis will be on traditional analysis, design, and implementation through the data flow analysis and systems development life-cycle approaches. Student teams will perform system studies of real-world problems and develop potential solutions. PREREQ: A “C” or better in ITM 3500 ; ITM 3100  is recommended.

  
  • ITM 4400. Project Management (3 credits)


    This course is designed to provide knowledge of business project management in general and information technology project management in specific. It explores the dimensions and elements of project management; concepts, methodologies, strategies, and structures. Attention will also be given to cost controls, teamwork, and quality management. PREREQ: A “C” or better in ITM 3010  or ACC 4130 .

  
  • ITM 4600. Systems Security, Reliability, and Privacy (3 credits)


    This course develops the student’s ability to comprehend, communicate, and apply current electronic commerce developments as a professional involved in designing, building, or managing information and accounting systems. Topics include the number-one topic of concern for businesses using E-business applications: transaction security and privacy. In addition, reliability of information systems as well as business decisions required to implement, plan, and support an electronic commerce endeavor are presented. PREREQ: A “C” or better in ITM 3500 .

  
  • ITM 4800. Information Technology Management Internship (1-3 credits)


    A work experience in an operating business where the student, under academic and employer supervision, participates in actual information technology managerial functions (40 work hours per semester credit hour required). Student must keep an extensive diary of work experiences and submit frequent reports to academic supervisor. PREREQ: A “B” or better in ITM 4100  and ITM 4400 .

  
  • ITM 4950. Advanced Information Technology Management (3 credits)


    This course emphasizes the management of information technology and related resources from a broad strategic perspective. Topics covered include assessment of information technologies and their fit to organizational structure, tracking emerging technologies and trends, managing portfolio resources and matching them to business needs, technology transfer, end-user computing, outsourcing, theoretical models, strategic applications, and strategic IT planning. PREREQ: A “C” or better in FIN 3100 , ITM 3010  and ITM 4400 .

  
  • ITM 4990. Directed Studies in Information Technology Management (1-3 credits)


    Independent study in an area of ITM of particular interest to a student under the direction of one or more faculty members. Students must submit detailed proposals for a directed study, detailing the proposed plan of study, research involved, dates for deliverables, final product to be produced, and faculty who will be supervising. Proposals will be reviewed by a faculty committee to determine acceptance of the proposal. PREREQ: A “C” or better in ITM 4100  and ITM 4400 .

  
  • ITM 5370. Management Information Systems (3 credits)


    Conceptual and practical foundations of information processing systems support for management and decision-making functions, computer system project management, economic and legal considerations of management information systems, system implementation and evaluation.


Special Topics in Information Technology Management

  
  • ITMS 4xxx. Special Topics in Information Technology Management (3 credits)


    The study of a particular topic of special importance, relevance, and currency in the field of Information Technology Management. The content of the special topics course varies with each offering. PREREQ: A “C” or better in ITM 3010 .

  
  • ITMS 5xxx. Special Topics (3 credits)


    The study of a particular topic of special importance, relevance, and currency to students in the Master of Business Administration program. The content of the special topics course varies with each offering and may be taken twice.


Journalism

  
  • JRN 1610. Student Newspaper Production (1 credit)


    Experience in producing a student newspaper, The Pine Needle. Reporting, writing and editing news stories, news judgment, page design, photography, advertising, circulation, and Web-based newspaper production activities are covered. Pass/Fail grading.

  
  • JRN 1620. Student Newspaper Production (1 credit)


    Experience in producing a student newspaper, The Pine Needle. Reporting, writing and editing news stories, news judgment, page design, photography, advertising, circulation, and Web-based newspaper production activities are covered. Pass/Fail grading.

  
  • JRN 1820. Yearbook Production (1 credit)


    Experience in the details of producing an extended feature publication through work on the UNC Pembroke yearbook, the Indianhead. Activities will include theme development, layout design, feature writing, photography selection/cropping, entering/editing copy at the computer, art work, and general production work. Pass/Fail grading.

  
  • JRN 1830. Yearbook Production (1 credit)


    Experience in the details of producing an extended feature publication through work on the UNC Pembroke yearbook, the Indianhead. Activities will include theme development, layout design, feature writing, photography selection/cropping, entering/editing copy at the computer, art work, and general production work. Pass/Fail grading.

  
  • JRN 1840. Yearbook Production (1 credit)


    Experience in the details of producing an extended feature publication through work on the UNC Pembroke yearbook, the Indianhead. Activities will include theme development, layout design, feature writing, photography selection/cropping, entering/editing copy at the computer, art work, and general production work. Pass/Fail grading.

  
  • JRN 2610. Student Newspaper Production (1 credit)


    Experience in producing a student newspaper, The Pine Needle. Reporting, writing and editing news stories, news judgment, page design, photography, advertising, circulation, and Web-based newspaper production activities are covered. Pass/Fail grading.

  
  • JRN 2620. Student Newspaper Production (1 credit)


    Experience in producing a student newspaper, The Pine Needle. Reporting, writing and editing news stories, news judgment, page design, photography, advertising, circulation, and Web-based newspaper production activities are covered. Pass/Fail grading.

  
  • JRN 2820. Yearbook Production (1 credit)


    Experience in the details of producing an extended feature publication through work on the UNC Pembroke yearbook, the Indianhead. Activities will include theme development, layout design, feature writing, photography selection/cropping, entering/editing copy at the computer, art work, and general production work. Pass/Fail grading.

  
  • JRN 2830. Yearbook Production (1 credit)


    Experience in the details of producing an extended feature publication through work on the UNC Pembroke yearbook, the Indianhead. Activities will include theme development, layout design, feature writing, photography selection/cropping, entering/editing copy at the computer, art work, and general production work. Pass/Fail grading.

  
  • JRN 2840. Yearbook Production (1 credit)


    Experience in the details of producing an extended feature publication through work on the UNC Pembroke yearbook, the Indianhead. Activities will include theme development, layout design, feature writing, photography selection/cropping, entering/editing copy at the computer, art work, and general production work. Pass/Fail grading.

  
  • JRN 3010. News Writing and Reporting (3 credits)


    Study of news story elements, writing of leads, organization and writing of various types of news stories. Experience in news gathering, interviewing and writing news for print media PREREQ: MCM 2400 .

  
  • JRN 3050. Feature Writing (3 credits)


    Practical experience in writing in‑depth articles for newspapers and magazines. PREREQ: MCM 2400 .

  
  • JRN 3060. News Editing (3 credits)


    Duties and practices of the newspaper copy editor, editing techniques, headline and caption writing, cropping of photography, use of AP style, trends in newspaper page design, and ethical responsibilities of news editors. PREREQ: MCM 2400 .

  
  • JRN 3090. Editorial Writing (3 credits)


    Study and analysis of editorial writing in newspapers with emphasis on principles and practices. Practical experience in writing editorials for newspapers. PREREQ: MCM 2400 .

  
  • JRN 3170. History of American Journalism (3 credits)


    The inventions, events, and people shaping and influencing journalism in the United States. The history and development of American journalism and mass media from Colonial times to the present. PREREQ: MCM 2100  or consent of instructor.

  
  • JRN 3200. Photojournalism (3 credits)


    Basic visual and technical aspects of photojournalism. Photographic coverage of news, sports, features, events, and other newspaper, magazine, and public relations subjects. The picture story, picture editing, the social documentary tradition in journalism.

  
  • JRN 3250. Sports Journalism (3 credits)


    A consideration of contemporary sports reporting, including trends and philosophies of sports reporting; writing for major and minor sports; interviewing; features; columns; and legal aspects of sports reporting. PREREQ: MCM 2400 .

  
  • JRN 3400. Advanced News Writing and Reporting (3 credits)


    In-depth exploration of news media functions and how journalists gather and report news. Practical experience in identifying news, organizing and writing stories in proper formats for a wide range of reporting possibilities. PREREQ: JRN 3010 .

  
  • JRN 3610. Student Newspaper Production (1 credit)


    Experience in producing a student newspaper, The Pine Needle. Reporting, writing and editing news stories, news judgment, page design, photography, advertising, circulation, and Web-based newspaper production activities are covered. Pass/Fail grading.

  
  • JRN 3620. Student Newspaper Production (1 credit)


    Experience in producing a student newspaper, The Pine Needle. Reporting, writing and editing news stories, news judgment, page design, photography, advertising, circulation, and Web-based newspaper production activities are covered. Pass/Fail grading.

  
  • JRN 4050. Magazine Writing and Editing (3 credits)


    Instruction and practice in planning, writing, and editing copy for magazines. PREREQ: JRN 3010  and JRN 3050 .

  
  • JRN 4100. Web Journalism (3 credits)


    Practice reporting, writing, and producing stories for converged mass media online. Hard news, features, photography, videos on websites, blogs, wikis, virtual worlds, social media. Internet linking strategies, use of reliable online resources for journalistic research, convergence. PREREQ: MCM 2400 .

  
  • JRN 4200. Science Journalism (3 credits)


    Reporting and writing about science for newspapers and magazines; interviewing, features, series, columns. PREREQ: JRN 3050  or JRN 3010 .

  
  • JRN 4600. Investigative Journalism (3 credits)


    Practical experience in researching and writing nonfiction articles suitable for publication, using forms, styles, and subject matter appropriate for the tradition known as investigative journalism. PREREQ: JRN 3010 , JRN 3060  and MCM 4360 .

  
  • JRN 4610. Student Newspaper Production (1 credit)


    Experience in producing a student newspaper, The Pine Needle. Reporting, writing and editing news stories, news judgment, page design, photography, advertising, circulation, and Web-based newspaper production activities are covered. Pass/Fail grading.

 

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