Dec 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

COM 274 Interviewing Techniques for Writers

Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENG 101  
3 credits

Identifying, approaching and questioning sources are essential skills for journalists and nonfiction writers. In this course, students examine the work of successful interviewers and practice using identified techniques to gain the skills necessary to conduct a successful interview. Course work includes studying printed and recorded interviews, conducting interviews both in and outside the classroom, and writing profiles of interview subjects.