Journalism, Associate in Arts Degree

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General Education Requirements for Journalism Degree

Choose from the General Education Curriculum according to your goals and interests and the requirements of your intended transfer institution. The recommended General Education courses for this concentration include the following:

SPC:112 Public Speaking 3
Social Sciences:
POL:111 American National Government 3
PSY:111 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC:110 Introduction to Sociology 3
CSC:107 Computer Literacy 3
CSC:110 Introduction to Computers 3

Concentration Electives for Journalism Degree

Journalism/Communication requirements vary depending on the transfer institution. It is important to plan your course selection carefully with both your community college advisor and your intended transfer institution. Choose elective courses as needed to complete the 62 credit hours required of an Associate Degree.

Recommended Electives
COM:140 Introduction to Mass Media 3
JOU:120 Beginning Newswriting 3
JOU:123 Intermediate Newswriting 3
JOU:941 Practicum in Communication 1 - 3