Mar 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog

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

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Academic Program Code: 402

This program 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 online publishing. 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

Select a minimum of 30 credit hours of course work from the General Education course list.  Course work must be selected as directed in the areas below.

English Composition and Communications

 All students must take EN 101.


Select two (2) Humanities General Education Electives from two (2) different subject areas.

Social Sciences

Select two (2) Social Sciences General Education Electives from two (2) different subject areas.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Select two (2) Natural Sciences General Education courses from two (2) different subject areas; one (1) must be a lab.


Select one (1) Mathematics General Education Elective.

General Education Total Credit Hours

30 (minimum)

Program Courses

Program Elective Courses

Select twelve (12) credit hours of program electives from the courses below. Courses should be selected based on the program, minor, or elective credit requirements at the 4 year institution to which you are transferring.

General Elective Courses

Select a minimum of twelve (12) credit hours to be used toward your program, minor, or elective credit requirements at the 4 year institution to which you are transferring.

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.

Program Notes

It is recommended that students take JR 251 and 252 their first year at GRCC. This will allow students an opportunity to jump into real-world reporting experience working as a staff member at The Collegiate during their first year at the college. 

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