Western Kentucky University

Independent Learning

Independent Learning Courses


JOUR 154 New Media Literacy (3 hours) Web
Develops a framework to access, analyze, evaluate, create and interact with messages in a variety of digital forms, including social media. Restricted to majors/minors outside the School of Journalism & Broadcasting.
14 lessons, 5 exams

JOUR 355 Public Relations (3 hours) Web
Prerequisite: JOUR 201 and 202 (for journalism majors), typing skill.
Introduction to principles, practices and theory of public relations. Provides basic understanding of role played by PR in society; historical, ethical and sociological foundations of PR; and tasks and functions performed in organizations by those responsible for managing and implementing PR activities.
18 lessons, 3 exams

 Last Modified 7/22/13