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DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES

A.A. Degree

By completing the degree or certificate requirements, the student will acquire proficiency in traditional and electronic news gathering techniques and in analyzing and evaluating information.  The student will be able to write a variety of publishable stories for electronic and print journalism and to apply principles of editing and publication design.  Degree and certificate competencies will be assessed regularly by performance in the college newspaper's print and Web editions and its magazine, as well as by participation in state and national competitions.  The major prepares students for career opportunities in electronic journalism and in newspaper, magazine, advertising, public relations, and radio/television work. 

Major Requirements:
Journalism 1, 8;  Journalism 6 or Photography 10, Journalism 9abcd (one semester), Journalism 11abcd (one semester), Journalism 12, Journalism 14abcd (one semester);

One course from:
Journalism 2, 7ab (one semester) or Photography 11ab (one semester)
Economics 1
Political Science 5

Total Units: 21-22


Certificate of Achievement

A Certificate of Achievement will be granted upon completion of all program requirements. At least 15 units must be completed at El Camino College.

Journalism 1, 8; Journalism 6 or Photography 10, Journalism 9abcd (one semester), Journalism 11abcd (one semester), Journalism 12, Journalism 14abcd (one semester)

Total Units: 19



Preparation for the Transfer Major

For information on specific university major requirements, please obtain a transfer curriculum guide sheet in the Counseling Services Center, consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center. You may use the transfer major requirements to help you fulfill your associate degree requirements.

 Last Published 2/3/14