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Introduction to Magazine Publishing

Course Number: 
JOU-230
Minimum Credits: 
3
This class will explore how a magazine is created. Students will learn how to start a magazine by studying such elements as the intended audience, the editorial product, contemporary magazine publishing trends, publication design, production methods, photography and artwork and content creation in the form of feature writing. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to articulate a working knowledge of magazine staffing, structure and duties and be able to help publish a student-produced magazine, including production, design and content.