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  Jan 26, 2020
 
San Antonio College Schedule/Catalog 2014-2015 
    
San Antonio College Schedule/Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog]

Associate of Arts, concentration in Journalism


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The Journalism Program combines theoretical understanding of the role of journalism in a free society and extensive hands-on training to prepare students for success in rapidly changing fields in mass media.  Coursework and student media allow students to gain experience and build portfolios.  A degree in journalism provides the foundation for jobs in newspaper, radio, television, magazines, Internet publications, photojournalism, documentary, filmmaking, public relations and advertising.  Journalism skills prepare students for success in many additional fields, such as law, business, entertainment and public policy.

The Associate of Arts with a concentration in Journalism, as listed in the additional requirements, has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Some four-year institutions may not accept all courses in the major field of study as part of their Baccalaureate Degree Program.  Students should check with the Department of Media Communications or the four-year institution to which they plan to transfer for information.

Students may earn the the Associate of Arts with a concentration in Journalism by completing the degree requirements listed below or may earn the Associate of Arts-Transfer Curriculum degree by completing the entire two years of any Journalism curriculum identified in a current 2+2 transfer agreement with a senior institution.

SAC Outcomes and Competencies  

Core Curriculum Requirements (Core Curriculum Code)

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 60)

Communication (10) Core (6 credit hours)


Mathematics (20) Core (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Mathematics (20) Core 

Life and Physical Sciences (30) Core (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the Life and Physical Sciences (30) Core 

Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Language, Philosophy & Culture (40) Core 

Creative Arts (50) Core (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Creative Arts (50) Core 

American History (60) Core (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the American History (60) Core 

Government/Political Science (70) Core (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the Government/Political Science (70) Core 

Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core 

Additional Communication (90) Core (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Additional Communication (90) Core 

Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Additional Language, Philosophy and Culture (90) Core 

Additional Requirements (18 credit hours)


Notes:


A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requirements.

The student is encouraged to carefully examine requirements at the transfer institution.  Requirements vary from institution to institution and can change from one year to the next.

Note:


Program CIP: 09.0401

Major Code: JOUR

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