Communications Journalism

Associate in Arts

Communications Journalism


The Communications/Journalism program explores the communications media from a liberal arts perspective. Students analyze media issues and influences and are introduced to journalistic techniques. Students explore a variety of academic disciplines and modes of inquiry, and engage in a variety of learning experiences designed to improve their communication and critical-thinking skills. This program encourages the development of an independent lifelong learner who recognizes the media’s role in shaping our culture.


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First Semester

  • CSC 115 Computer Applications
  • ENG 101 English Composition I
  • HIS 101 Western Civilization I
  • PSY 101 General Psychology
  • Mathematics Elective


Second Semester

  • CGA 101 Introduction to Computer Art
  • ENG 102 English Composition II
  • ENG 232 Introduction to Communications Media
  • HIS 102 Western Civilization II
  • Mathematics Elective


Third Semester

  • ENG 202 Introduction to Speech Communication
  • ENG 242 Introduction to Journalism
  • HUM 101 Introduction to Humanities 
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
  • Science Elective


Fourth Semester

  • POL 102 American Government
  • ENG or PHL Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Open Elective
  • Science Elective