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Publishing (PUBL)


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PUBL 6305:     

Publishing Internship
Cr. 3. (3-3-0).
This course must be taken for two semesters for a total of six hours. The internship will serve as the culminating experience for student, a time to make meaningful connections skills and concepts learned in the classroom and their application in a professional publishing setting.

PUBL 6310:

Introduction to Publishing
Cr.3. (3-3-0) Prerequisites: Admission to the MS Publishing program.
A historical overview of the origins, development, and current practices of publishing.

PUBL 6312:

Publication Design
Cr.3. (3-3-0). Prerequisites: Admission to the MS Publishing program.
An introduction to design principles and practices for publishing. Current version of Adobe Creative Suite required.

PUBL 6314:

Legal Environment of Publishing & Contracts
Cr.3. (3-3-0). Prerequisites: Instructor approval and PUBL 6310 Introduction to Publishing.
An introduction to copyright, contracts and the history of law in publishing.

PUBL 6316:

Style and Editing
Cr.3. (3-3-0). Prerequisites: PUBL 6310 Introduction to Publishing, or instructor approval.
Introduction to copyediting, proofreading and development editing.

PUBL 6318:

Digital Publishing
Cr.3. (3-3-0). Prerequisites: PUBL 6310 Introduction to Publishing, PUB 6312 Publication Design, PUB 6316 Style and Editing.
In this graduate seminar, students will learn how to use new media to create publications, including e-books and other digital mediums. Formerly “Advanced Publishing”.