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2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Journalism, A.A. (General Transfer)

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Academic Program Code: 402

This Journalisim Pre-Major prepares students to transfer to a 4-year institution to study journalism. Journalists investigate news tips, observe events at news scenes, research people and events, and interview sources. Skills required include: reading, writing, editing, proofreading, organizing, word processing, desktop publishing, and familiarity with databases. Personal skills needed include “a nose for news,” persistence, initiative, poise, resourcefulness, a good memory, physical stamina, and the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.

General Education Courses

English Composition

Select two of the following courses.


Select two Humanities Elective courses from two different disciplines.

  • Humanities Elective - (min. of 3)

Natural Science & Mathematics

Select one math course and two science courses from two different disciplines.  One of the science courses must be a lab science.

Program Elective Courses

Total Credit Hours


Transfer Notes

Contact the university/college you intend to transfer to for assistance with course selections and verification of the transferability of course/credits.

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