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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CNNS 505</span>

CNNS 505 Health and Science Journalism


Certificate and Degree Credit
Communication & Design Program Area


Prerequisite(s): CNNS 101 or (JRN 103 and JRN 105); and Department Consent
Antirequisite(s): CJRN 505
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $671.15* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)


Using current debates in the health and science fields, students learn how to bridge the gap between scientific jargon and readers or audiences. They address the importance of evaluating claims and explore techniques for communicating complex ideas. Students will be enrolled in sections with a view to the amount of journalism experience they bring to the course, and assignments will be tailored to these differing levels of experience.

Fall 2016
Enrolment for this term is closed.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Fall 2016
Winter 2017
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 17 Jan 2017-18 Apr 2017
Spring/Summer 2017
Priority enrolment is open through RAMSS only for students registered in certificate programs. Regular enrolment begins on February 27, 2017.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Spring/Summer 2017

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