PROGRAM CODE: 2C21264
The Journalism Certificate Program will provide students with sufficient background for reporting, writing and production jobs on community newspapers and weekly publications. The Certificate requires a total of 30 units of which 24 units are in required courses. An additional 6 units must be completed from the restricted electives listed below. A grade of C or better is required in each course taken.
|Required Courses (24 units):|
|DART 140 F||Digital Publishing I||3|
|JOUR 102 F||Advanced Reporting and Writing||3|
|JOUR 110 F||Mass Media Survey||3|
|JOUR 132 F||Introduction to Magazine Production||3|
|JOUR 140 F||Public Relations/Publicity||3|
|JOUR 222 F||Introduction to News Media Production||3|
|CRTV 129 F||Broadcast News||3|
|or JOUR 210 F||Multimedia Reporting|
|JOUR 101 F||Reporting and Writing||3|
|Restricted Electives (6 units):||6|
|Digital Publishing II||3|
|Beginning Magazine Production||3|
|Journalism Independent Study||1-3|
|Beginning News Media Production||3|
|Introduction to Spanish-Language Reporting||3|
|Introduction to Photography from Analog to Digital||3|
Outcome 1: Construct a well-researched factual news story suitable for publication.
Outcome 2: Evaluate and assess written articles for compliance to Associated Press style and proper grammar.
Outcome 3: Identify Associated Press style in writing 90 percent of the time.
Outcome 4: Identify libel or slander in a print or broadcast story.