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Undergraduate Course Details
Number COM 470
Title Feature Writing
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites A W-I course, plus COM370 or permission of Department Chairperson


This course teaches students to research, write, and market innovative and dynamic longer stories for newspapers, magazines, and emerging delivery platforms in the digital media. Emphasis will be on how to locate and cultivate sources, conduct in-depth interviews, and pitch and market professional work. Three lecture hours per week. Required of Communications majors in the Journalism concentration.