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New Courses and Programs this Fall at SVCC

Enroll today in our new courses or programs. Make an appointment with the counseling office at 815-835-6354.

ENG 153- Basic News Writing

Basic News Writing is a course designed to teach students the basic components of news reporting. In order to pass, students will demonstrate the ability to: write clear, concise, accurate, complete, balanced and readable news stories, define what constitutes news and how news stories differ from features and opinion pieces, effectively apply research skills for writing news stories, write effective leads, write a variety of types of news stories, gather and write news in an ethical manner and apply the laws governing journalists, demonstrate knowledge of AP Stylebook rules, and write under deadline pressure. Students will write information for mass audiences in print and electronic formats. Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of “C” or equivalent.

 Monday & Wednesday 11-12:15 p.m. Credit Hours- 3

LAN 299 - Topics/Issues in Foreign Language

Seminar on a special topic or current issue in foreign language. The topics covered will vary from situation to situation depending on the needs of the student population being served and the nature of the subject being studied. The specific topic covered will be listed on the students permanent academic record. The course outline must be approved by the academic department each time a different topic or issue is to be offered under this variable topic course label

Mandarin Chinese

Wednesday 6-8:45 p.m.  Credit Hours-3


Thursday 6-8:45 p.m. Credit Hours-3

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