Prerequisites: Introduction to Media Production or Division Chair/Instructor Approval

Grade Levels: 9-12

Semesters: 1

Credit: 0.5 

Students will build on the skills they learned in the Introduction to Media Production course to produce stories in a variety of mediums. Students will identify topics and develop stories through the research writing copy before publication. The publication can include both print and online. In conjunction with the publication, students will learn the basics of graphic design and software for both print and web layouts. They will also branch out into photojournalism. Furthermore, students will explore how to properly use social media to promote their material. Emphasis is placed on creating and disseminating finished products, and best practices, and creating opportunities for student creativity and publication. Students can enroll in this course more than once for elective credit.

Fine Arts elective courses do not count toward English graduation requirements.