2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 284

D-284 2014-2015
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ITALIAN
Elementary Italian II
ITAL 114
4.00
Prerequisite: ITAL113or equivalent course or instructor's approval.
Continuation course to Italian113. It introducesmore advanced and complex forms of Italian grammar. Spoken communication and
listening skills and amore detailed emphasis onwritten communication and reading skills.
Intermediate Italian I
ITAL 213
3.00
Prerequisite: ITAL114or equivalent course or instructor's approval.
Structural review. This course introduces intermediate forms of Italian grammar. Spoken communication, listening andwritten
communication skills. Readings from newspaper clips andmagazine articles.Viewing and discussing of Italian films.
Intermediate Italian II
ITAL 214
3.00
Prerequisite: ITAL213 or equivalent courseor instructor's approval.
Structural review. This course is a continuation of Italian 103. It introduces intermediate/advanced forms of Italian grammar. Spoken
communication, listening andwritten communication skills. Readings from newspaper clips andmagazine articles.Viewing and discussion
of Italian films.
JAPANESE
Conversational Japanese I
JPN 101
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Acourse emphasizing spoken communication.Writing, listening and reading skillswill be explored. This coursemay not transfer to a
baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Conversational Japanese II
JPN 102
3.00
Prerequisite: JPN101or instructor approval.
Acontinuation of Japanese101. This coursemay not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in the
NevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
Special Topics in Japanese
JPN 198
0.50 - 6.00
Prerequisite: None
Various short courses and experimental classes covering a variety of subjects. The coursewill be a variable credit of one-half to six credits
depending on the course content and number of hours required. The coursemay be repeated for up to six credits. This coursemay not
transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or sciencewithin the universities in theNevadaSystem ofHigher Education (NSHE).
JOURNALISM
CriticalAnalysisofMassMedia
JOUR 101
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Survey of the role of newspapers, radio, television, advertising and public relations organizations. Interpretation of the day's news and
analysis ofmedia performance.
NewsProduction I
JOUR 105
3.00
Prerequisite: None
Introduction to news and features gathering, writing and presentationwith practical application demonstrated in production of a campus
print publications,Web pages, and electronic programming (e.g., podcasts).
NewsProduction II
JOUR 106
3.00
Prerequisite: JOUR 105.
Studentwrite and editmore complex news and featurematerials as staffmembers for campus newspaper,Web pages, podcasts, and other
student journalistic vehicles.
MultimediaNewsReporting andWriting I
JOUR 107
3.00
Prerequisite: ENG 101 and co-enrolled in JOUR 108.
Introduction to collecting, analyzing and presenting information across contemporary newsmedia platforms. Emphasizeswriting in
journalistic styleswith clarity.
MediaProduction I
JOUR 108
2.00
Prerequisite: ENG 101 and co-enrolled in JOUR 107.
Introduction tomedia production tools and computer interfaces; emphasis on visual literacy, imaging, video and audio editing.
PhotojournalismBasics
JOUR 115
3.00
Prerequisite:ART141 or permission of instructor.
Course emphasis practical and technical considerations of print andWeb photographic publishing. Studentsmust already possess
background in film and digital photography.

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