Get real world experience
and urban affairs news
15 credits of courses at the Salt Lake Center, Winter 2014 (Jan. 6-April 23)
Open to journalism (print, digital and broadcast) and public relations stu-
dents in the BYU Communications major. Reporters will report about the Utah
Legislature and urban affairs topics.
The following classes will be offered during the semester at the Salt Lake Center:
Comms 300 – Media Ethics, Law and Responsibility, 5 p.m., Monday, Derek Brown,
lawyer, PhD candidate at University of Utah and Utah State Representative
Comms 308 – Journalism Research Methods, 4-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nate Carlisle, Salt
Lake Tribune reporter with extensive investigative reporting experience
Comms 321 -- News Reporting, Section 7, 12 – 1:45 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Prof.
Joel Campbell, will focus on covering the Utah Legislature and urban affairs.
Comms 420 – Advanced Print Reporting,, 12:30-1:45 p.m., Monday and Wednesday,
Prof. Joel Campbell, will focus on in-depth coverage of the Utah Legislature
and urban affairs.
Comms 482 – Media and Religion, 2:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Prof. Joel Campbell. The class
looks at the intersection of media and religion and includes visits to various houses of
worship and religions in the Salt Lake area.
Live in Salt Lake City during the semester. Here is links to housing available to students near
the Salt Lake Center and LDS Business College. https://www.ldsbc.edu/index.php?option=com_
content&view=article&id=85&Itemid=421 Free parking is available at the center.
Take Frontrunner or Trax to the Salt Lake Center. Travel between the Provo Frontrunner sta-
tion and North Temple Frontrunner station is 45 minutes. Wi-Fi is available on trains. It is
about a five-minute walk from the Frontrunner station to the Salt Lake Center. It is about a
nine-minute bus ride from the North Temple Frontrunner station to the State Capitol. You can
ride the bus free with a transfer from Frontrunner. See the following web site for info about
student rates https://www.rideuta.com/studentpass
Other classes required for the communications major offered at the Salt Lake Center may also
complement your Semester in Salt Lake. Some sample courses:
English 311, Writing about Arts and Humanities
English 312, Persuasive Writing
Poli Sci 110, American Government and Politics
Poli Sci 150, Comparative Government and Politics
Various religion courses
Students from other universities welcome
Students from other colleges and universities are welcome to apply to take
credit through the Salt Lake Center and then transfer credit back to their
home institution. BYU faculty members are willing to work with other college
programs to tailor curriculum for transfer. Internship credit may also be an op-
PROF. JOEL CAMPBELL
BYU DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
Brigham Young University
Department of Communications
Winter Semester 2014 (Jan. 6 - April 23)