Academic Catalog

2018-2019

Narrative Journalism (NJ)

NJ 100 - Senior Coloquium (0 Credit Hours)

Once or twice per semester, the narrative journalism concentration will sponsor colloquia designed to explore the professional world of narrative journalism. These sessions will focus on a variety of topics, such as: journalistic ethics, types of narrative journalism publications, writing careers and internships, how to develop a portfolio, how to build a social media platform, the role of editors and agents, etc. There will also be opportunities to meet with recent graduates, attend talks and readings given by professional writers, and go on field trips. Colloquia are mandatory for seniors (and optional for all other students) in the concentration.

NJ 199 - Introductory Topics in Narrative Journalism (1-4 Credit Hours)

A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.

NJ 299 - Intermediate Topics in Narrative Journalism (1-4 Credit Hours)

A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.

NJ 361 - Directed Study (1-4 Credit Hours)

NJ 362 - Directed Study (1-4 Credit Hours)

NJ 363 - Independent Study (1-4 Credit Hours)

NJ 364 - Independent Study (1-4 Credit Hours)

NJ 399 - Advanced Topics in Narrative Journalism (1-4 Credit Hours)

A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.

NJ 451 - Senior Research (4 Credit Hours)

Individually designed projects on selected topics in Narrative Journalism.

NJ 452 - Senior Research (4 Credit Hours)

Individually designed projects on selected topics in Narrative Journalism.

ENGL 221 - Literary Nonfiction (4 Credit Hours)

A survey of literary nonfiction writing in the 20th and 21st centuries that will ground students in the history and more recent developments of the genre as well as the ethical dilemmas of the genre.

ENGL 237 - Introduction to Creative Writing (4 Credit Hours)

Offers a basic understanding of and experience in writing poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction and teaches students to pay close attention to language and narrative, central elements of all long-form nonfiction writing.

ENGL 384 - Creative Nonfiction Writing (4 Credit Hours)

Gives students in-depth experience in narrative writing in a variety of literary nonfiction forms, ranging from the lyric and personal essay to long-form reportage.