COMM 2330 Copy Editing

Essential course for Mass Communication majors. Teaches students how to spot errors, correct English usage, improve clarity, remedy inconsistencies and redundancies, and edit information to meet generally accepted journalism and public relations standards according to the Associate Press style. Introduces students to the skills used in preparing written work for publication and involves students in hands-on exercise at several levels of editing: story flow and content, sentence-level accuracy and grammar, spelling and punctuation. Prerequisites: COMM 2360 Intro to Media Writing (credit or concurrent enrollment.