Journalism Major Guide

2017-2018

Mesa Community College

Journalism majors master skills in reporting, editing, photojournalism, ethics, and media law that are needed for careers in print and digital media. Journalism programs emphasize written, oral, and visual communication and include study of theories and values that are the foundation of the journalism profession. Graduates are prepared for careers in media organizations and news outlets.


Associate's Degree
An associate's degree is comprised of 60-64 community college credits. Below is information specific to your major.

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  AGEC Requirement
The Arizona General Education Curriulum block for this major is the AGEC-A.

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AGEC-A Course List
  Mesa Community College Courses
The courses listed below are recommended if you plan to transfer to a university and study Journalism.
COURSES  
Journalism / NewswritingJRN 201
Media & SocietyMCO 120
PhotojournalismJRN 225

  Mesa Community College Electives
The elective courses listed below may be applicable to your degree depending on which university you choose.
COURSES  
Public SpeakingCOM 225


Bachelor's Degrees & Majors

  Bachelor's Degree for Journalism
UNIVERSITY / LOCATION DEGREE MAJOR LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
Arizona State UniversityBAJournalism & Mass Communication
4th Semester Proficiency
Arizona State University - DowntownBASports Journalism
Y
Arizona State University - OnlineBAMass Communication and Media Studies
None
Northern Arizona UniversityBSJourJournalism
None
University of ArizonaBAJournalism
4th Semester Proficiency

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