Simplifying the path
This Roadmap is provided as a SAMPLE GUIDE showing what a full-time student's schedule MAY look like. There is no guarantee that all classes will be offered each semester or that classes will have space available. You must meet all prerequisite requirements prior to registering for a class.
Please check the LMC Catalog and consult with an LMC Counselor. This program is designed to prepare students to transfer to a California State University and complete a Bachelor Degree in Communication Studies or Communications with an emphasis in Journalism. For students interested in obtaining an Associate Degree in Journalism, visit the Journalism Department Website and see the Journalism Roadmap for more information.
Degrees and Certificates:
|SPCH-110||SPCH-150 or 160 or JOURN-035**|
|SPCH-150 or 160 or JOURN-035**||ENGL-220 or 221***|
There are many opportunities for students with a degree in Communications. For example, students interested in writing can become journalists, speech writers, grant writers, or technical writers. Other opportunities exist in public relations, marketing, advertising, training and development specialists.
Editor: $15.45 - $46.16/hour
Reporter: $12.00 - $42.22/hour
Technical Writer: $23.35 - $61.02/hour
Public Relations Specialist: $16.89 - $57.16/hour
Training and Development Specialist: $17.11 - $50.89/hour
Advertising and Promotions Manager: $24.00 - $90.00/hour and up
The AA-T requires completion of at least 21 units of coursework listed above,as well as completion of all CSU GE (California State University, General Education) requirements with a grade of a C or better in all courses. Students will be prepared to take upper division courses their first semester after transferring. Typically, students who complete this program will be able to complete their upper division coursework in only two additional years.