Course Schedule

Course Title Additional Details Section &
Class No.
Instructor(s) Units Time Location
J100 Foundations of News Gathering (Undergraduate) Undergraduate 001
33326
3 Tue,Thu 2pm -3:30pm 108 North Gate (Lower News)
J136 Media Ethics (Undergraduate) Undergraduate 001
30428
3 Wed, 2pm - 5pm 108 North Gate (Lower News)
J200 Reporting the News (Section 1) Required - 1yrs Production
6 Mon,Wed 9am–12pm
J200 Reporting the News (Section 2) Required - 1yrs Production
6 Mon,Wed 9am–12pm
J200 Reporting the News (Section 3) Required - 1yrs Production
6 Mon,Wed 9am–12pm
J200 Reporting the News (Section 4) Required - 1yrs Production
6 Mon,Wed 9am–12pm
J200 Reporting the News (Section 5) Required - 1yrs Production
TBA
6 Mon,Wed 9am–12pm
J207 Research Methods 7 weeks Required - 1yrs
J209 Multimedia Boot Camp 1 Week Required - 1yrs
1 Aug 26-30
J210 Introduction to Photojournalism 1st yr class, 2nd year class Production 001
30417
2 Mon, 3 pm - 5 pm 127 North Gate (Rodriguez Room)
J212 Advanced Audio 2nd year class Production 001
30430
3 Thu, 9am - 12pm 101 North Gate (Production Lab)
J213 Visual Storytelling: Advanced Documentary Projects-Blurb Book 2nd year class Production 001
30412
2 Mon, 10am-12pm 127 North Gate (Rodriguez Room)
J215 Introduction to Multimedia Storytelling 1st yr class Production 001
33337
3 Mon, 6pm-9pm 106 North Gate (Upper News)
J216 Multimedia Master’s Project Workshop 2nd year class Seminar 001
30403
2 Thu, 10am - 12pm B1 North Gate
J219 MINI: Aerial Photography 7 weeks 2nd year class Methods 003
33599
TBA
2
J219 MINI: Video for Social Media 7 weeks 2nd year class Methods 001
17306
TBA
1 Online
J219: MINI Graphics, Animation and News Explainers 10 weeks 2nd year class Methods 002
33598
TBA
1 Online
J221 Intro to Visualizing Data 2nd year class Methods 001
30404
3 Wed, 9am-12pm 106 North Gate (Upper News)
J225 Datify Your Captstone Project 7 weeks 2nd year class, Mini Methods 001
33339
1.5 Tue, 9am-12pm 106 North Gate (Upper News)
J226 Science Reporting (Canceled) 2nd year class Seminar 001
30429
3 Wed, 2pm-5pm 127 North Gate (Rodriguez Room)
J242 Long-form Storytelling: Profiles 2nd year class Seminar 001
30411
3 Th 2–5pm 106 North Gate (Upper News)
J255 Journalism Ethics in the Field 7 weeks Required - 1yrs Seminar 001
30425
1.5 Wed 2–5pm 105 North Gate (Lecture Hall)
J262 Narrative Fundamentals 1st yr class, 2nd year class Methods 001
30436
3 Mon, 2pm-5pm 106 North Gate (Upper News)
J264 Open Source Investigations (OSINT) 2nd year class Production 001
32846
3 3:35 pm - 5:25 pm To be determined
J267 Race, Resistance, and Incarceration 2nd year class Seminar 001
30437
3 Tuesdays 1:45-5pm (San Quentin Prison); Thursdays 2–3pm (North Gate) 104 North Gate
J275 Introduction to Audio 1st yr class Production 001
30431
3 Tue, 9am-12pm 127 North Gate (Rodriguez Room)
J282 Introduction to Video Storytelling 1st yr class Production 001
19366
3 Mon, 6pm-9pm 108 North Gate (Lower News)
J284A Documentary and Short-Series Workshop 2nd year class Production 001
30406
4 Tue, 9am–1pm 101 North Gate (Production Lab)
J298 Cinematography and Sound 2nd year class Methods 002
33341
2 Thu, 8:30am-11:30am 142 North Gate (LMC)
J298 Covering the Election 2nd year class Production 005
33500
TBA
3 Mon, 9am-12pm 2481 Hearst Ave (IRP)
J298 Developing Your Blockbuster Investigative Story 2nd year class Production 001
33340
3 Fri, 1pm-3pm 2481 Hearst Ave (IRP)
J298 Narrative Longform Master’s Project Seminar (Every other week) 2nd year class Production 004
33471
2 Tue, 2pm-5pm 127 North Gate (Rodriguez Room)
J298: Editing the San Quentin News 2nd year class Methods 006
33642
3 Sun, 2pm-4:30pm To be determined
J298: Unmasking Power: Companies, the Economy and Markets (Business Journalism) 2nd year class Methods 003
33342
TBA
3 127 North Gate (Rodriguez Room)
J601 Administrative Units
TBA

EXPLANATION OF TERMS

Seminars: Explore ideas in the field of journalism with emphasis on reading analysis and discussions.
Methods: Teach editorial and practical skills.
Production: Require field reporting and completed reported pieces.

Advanced Reporting: Typically 15 weeks of instruction that include production of finished reported stories or on-going engagement with editing or other methods.

MINI Course: Duration 4-8 weeks, a Mini Class will typically not require more than one 1200 word piece or the equivalent project.