11101 Journalism

EnglishHigh School (9–12)

Students in this course gain an introduction to the field of journalism and the practical, ethical, technical, and career-related knowledge and skills needed to begin a journalism career. Students learn how to write for news media and how to professionally conduct research and interview subjects. Instruction also includes the history and current landscape of journalism, the different types of news coverage, the various types of news media, ethical reporting, the basics of media law, and an introduction to layout, design, and photography.

This course requires students to learn and write content according to professional standards, including the Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics and Associated Press Style.



Course Texts and Materials

  • All required resources are included within the course.

Important Considerations for Assigned Readings

Terms Offered

  • Full Year


  • 1 Credit