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COMM 2311 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, NLC, RLC

News Gathering and Writing I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Typing ability.
Course Description: Fundamentals of writing news for the mass media. Includes instruction in methods and techniques for gathering, processing, and delivering news in a professional manner. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 0904015706

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Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.


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