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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MCO 472 Health and Medical Journalism

3 Credit(s)
This course is designed for journalism and other Media & Communication majors as well as undergraduates across the college community who are interested in writing for newspapers and magazines on a wide spectrum of health, medical, environmental and biotechnology issues.  Topics include disease, wellness, nutrition, mental health, the health professions, drug development, clinical research and environmental activism.  Writing assignments, drawn from current health issues, scientific journals and medical conferences, will include journalistically written pieces targeted for newspapers and consumer magazines. Not open to students who have received credit for COM472.
Prerequisite: COM370 or MCO370