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Program Outcomes


Upon completion of the newspaper program, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the elements involved in identifying and valuing news stories and subjects.
  2. Apply foundational news-gathering techniques to the planning, preparation and interviewing process.
  3. Execute sound journalism principles, styles, and techniques in writing articles.
  4. Evaluate possible illustrative elements for articles and collect photographs and/or other graphics to accompany news stories.
  5. Develop good collaborative skills in editing others’ stories and participating with the newspaper staff in a team atmosphere.