Journalism - Photojournalism

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement (32 units)

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 dark room experience, computerized photo manipulation, basic writing and layout.

Semester I

  • Journ 2 – Beginning Journalism
  • Journ 21 – Beginning Press Photography
    OR Photo 21 - Elementary Photography
  • Journ 199 – Introduction to Desktop Publishing

Semester II

  • Journ 4A – Reporting and Newswriting
  • Journ 7A – Newswriting and Make-up
  • Journ 22 – Advanced Press Photography

Semester III

  • Journ 7A – Newswriting and Make-up
  • Journ 23 – Photojournalism

Semester IV

  • Journ 22 – Advanced Press Photography
    OR Journ 23 – Photojournalism
  • Journ 110 – Journalism Field Practice

Recommended Electives

  • Art 31A – Color and Composition – Two Dimensional Design
  • Art 32A – Design – Three Dimensional
  • (or) Art 32B – Metal Fabrication Design
  • Comm 1 – Survey of Mass Communication
  • Journ 5 – Magazine and Small Publications
  • Journ 9 – Public Relations and Organizational Communication
  • Photo 30 – Introduction to Electronic Darkroom Imaging