Journalism - Printed Media

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement (23-24 units)

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 news researchers, reporters and writers, feature article writers, editorial and layout specialists. The curriculum features computerized desktop publishing/editing.

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

Semester III

  • Journ 7A – Newswriting and Make-up
    OR Journ 7B – Newswriting and Make-up

Semester IV

  • Journ 7B – Newswriting and Make-up
    OR Journ 110 – Journalism Field Practice

Recommended Electives

  • Comm 1 – Survey of Mass Communication
  • Journ 5 – Magazine and Small Publications
  • Journ 9 – Public Relations and Organizational Communication