Grade Level: 9-12                      No. Semesters: 2

    Fee: None                                  Credit: 1-Practical Arts


    Prerequisites: "C" in current English class


    This class is a media and broadcasting class designed to provide students with a groundwork in various forms of media, including writing, videography, broadcasting, or public speaking.  This course will have two focuses.  The first is to develop the skills necessary to run a news broadcast and will cover topics such as journalistic laws and ethics, interviewing, videography, photography, and familiarity with U.S. and world news.  The second is to use editing software to create creative videos with a variety of topics, including a PSA and short film.  Students will have the opportunity to present their work to the student body via TV broadcast.  This class is a prerequisite for the Advanced Broadcast Journalism class.  


    This course is NOT NCAA Approved.