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Journalism

A great place to start no matter where you're heading. It's the Experience!

degree

AA requirements

This two-year program of study can lead to an entry level position with a community newspaper, or to transfer to a four-year college to pursue a journalism or communications major. The program provides practical training, leading to careers in print journalism, broadcasting, advertising and public relations. The required courses for the major are listed in a recommended sequence.

 

An Associate in Arts degree may be earned by completion of the major requirements plus requirements defined in the Associate Degree Requirements section of the Los Medanos College Catalog.

 

1st semester

JOURN 10 Writing for the Media, 3 units
JOURN 35 Mass Communication, 3 units

 

2nd semester

JOURN 15 Reporting Practicum, 1 unit
JOURN 20/30 Publication Production I or II, 3 units

 

3rd semester

JOURN 15 Reporting Practicum, I unit
JOURN 20/30 Publication Production 1 or II

 

4th semester

JOURN 15 Reporting Practicum, I unit