JOURNALISM - PRINTED MEDIA ( Archived )
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Program Type: Certificate of Achievement

Division: Visual Arts and Media Studies

Program Description:
The curriculum prepares students to seek employment with newspapers, magazines, and organizational publications such as house organs, newsletters, and annual reports. Graduates will be prepared to work as reporters, writers, news researchers, feature article writers, and editorial and design specialists. The curriculum features computerized desktop publishing/editing.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Effective academic year: 2004-2005

Required Units in the Major:    23-24

Required Courses
  Semester I (9 units)
JOUR 002 - BEGINNING JOURNALISM (3.0 units)
  JOUR 021 - BEGINNING PRESS PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  OR
  PHOT 021 - ELEMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  JOUR 199 - INTRODUCTION TO DESKTOP PUBLISHING (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester II (7 units)
JOUR 004A - REPORTING AND NEWSWRITING (3.0 units)
  JOUR 007A - NEWSWRITING AND MAKE-UP (4.0 units)
  &
  Semester III (4 units)
JOUR 007A - NEWSWRITING AND MAKE-UP (4.0 units)
  OR
  JOUR 007B - NEWSWRITING AND MAKE-UP (4.0 units)
  &
  Semester IV (3-4 units)
JOUR 007B - NEWSWRITING AND MAKE-UP (4.0 units)
  OR
  JOUR 110 - JOURNALISM FIELD PRACTICE (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives
  COMM 001 - SURVEY OF MASS COMMUNICATION (3.0 units)
  &
  JOUR 005 - MAGAZINE AND SMALL PUBLICATIONS (3.0 units)
  &
  JOUR 009 - PUBLIC RELATIONS AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION (3.0 units)