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 firstname.lastname@example.org.