Journalism Degree

INFORMATION ON MAJORING IN JOURNALISM

TWO OPTIONS FOR JOURNALISM MAJORS

OPTION 1: JOURNALISM TRANSFER DEGREE

The Associate in Arts in Journalism for Transfer teaches students the methods and techniques for gathering, processing and delivering

news. It prepares students for careers in print and multimedia journalism. It includes instruction in news writing and editing, reporting,

multimedia story production, and professional standards and ethics.

Careers in this field include book editor, copywriter, film critic, foreign correspondent, freelance writer, online editor, multimedia story

producer, journalist, magazine editor, news anchor, newspaper editor, publicist, sportswriter and technical writer.

OPTION 2: JOURNALISM ASSOCIATE DEGREE: MULTIMEDIA JOURNALISM

The Journalism program is designed to teach students about working in multiple media genres and prepares them to become critical

producers and consumers of mass media content. Students learn how to report, write, design and work in print, web, video, and social

media. The students also learn about media ethics and responsibility. The program goal is to make students better able to understand

media institutions and how to add their voices to the process of shaping their cultural environment.

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For more information, contact Professor Erin Hiro at ehiro@palomar.edu.