JOURNALISM - PHOTOJOURNALISM ( Archived )
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Program Type: Certificate of Achievement

Division: Visual Arts and Media Studies

Program Description:
The curriculum prepares students for employment in newspapers, magazines or public relations firms as still photographers. Emphasis is on hands-on applications of journalistic style photography, including film and digital photography, computerized photo manipulation, basic writing and layout.

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:    32

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 (10 units)
JOUR 004A - REPORTING AND NEWSWRITING (3.0 units)
  JOUR 007A - NEWSWRITING AND MAKE-UP (4.0 units)
  JOUR 022 - ADVANCED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester III (7 units)
JOUR 007A - NEWSWRITING AND MAKE-UP (4.0 units)
  JOUR 023 - PHOTOJOURNALISM (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester IV (6 units)
JOUR 022 - ADVANCED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  OR
  JOUR 023 - PHOTOJOURNALISM (3.0 units)
  &
  JOUR 110 - JOURNALISM FIELD PRACTICE (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives
  ART 031A - COLOR AND COMPOSITION--TWO DIMENSIONAL DESIGN (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 032A - DESIGN-THREE DIMENSIONAL (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 032B - METAL FABRICATION DESIGN (3.0 units)
  &
  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)
  &
  PHOT 030 - INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL IMAGE EDITING (3.0 units)