Journalism Associate in Arts Degree

PROGRAM CODE: 2A03829

The Journalism Associate in Arts Degree Program provides a sound base for students interested in journalism, and could lead to employment at a media outlet. This degree requires a total of 18 units all of which are in required courses listed below.

Required Courses (18 units):
CRTV 129 FBroadcast News3
or JOUR 210 F Multimedia Reporting
JOUR 101 FReporting and Writing3
JOUR 102 F Advanced Reporting and Writing3
JOUR 110 FMass Media Survey3
JOUR 222 F Introduction to News Media Production3
or JOUR 132 F Introduction to Magazine Production
PHOT 111 F Introduction to Photography from Analog to Digital3
Total Units18

Outcome 1: Assess the news value of an article.


Outcome 2: Construct a factual, well-sourced article for publication.


Outcome 3: Create a multimedia story suitable for publication.


Outcome 4: Evaluate a written or broadcast story and identify libel or slander.