Jan 24, 2022  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2020-2021 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

JOUR 3310 The Human Condition: A Long-form Journalism Practicum

4 semester hours

This course explores the meaning of the literary term the "human condition" and how this applies to a journalistic practice. In this course students will learn the long-form journalistic practice of immersive, in-depth research that is essentially ethnographic. Students will discuss and formulate their own ideas of human nature through site visits to detention centers, hospice, the county morgue, immigration detention centers, and through interviews with people nearing the end of their lives.

Fulfills Genre or Elective requirement; fulfills Creative/Artistry requirement.

University Core fulfilled: Explorations: Creative Experience; Flag: Writing.

Prerequisite: JOUR 2100 .