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Journalism and Emerging Media - Associate in Arts

Program Code: AA.40000

This degree prepares you to report, write and display information using traditional journalistic principles combined with the most effective current technology.

General Education Requirements

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
COM 112W3Fundamentals of Oral Communication ______________
ECN 221W4Principles of Macroeconomics ______________
ENG ---3Any Approved College Composition I Course ______________
ENG ---3Any Approved College Composition II Course ______________
LW ---1Any 1 Credit LW Course AND ______________
LWA ---1Any 1 Credit LWA Course ______________
OR ______________
LW ---(2)Any 2 Credit LW Course ______________
MTH ---3/4Any Approved Intermediate Algebra Course ______________
POL ---3/4Any Approved American Government Requirement ______________

Core Courses

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
ART 2413Graphics Studio 1 ______________
ART 2423Graphics Studio 2 ______________
CST 1101Web Content Development ______________
CST 2102Website Development ______________
EMB 1513Media Production I ______________
EMB 1554Media Production II ______________
ENG 1153Mass Media ______________
ENG 1163News Writing ______________
ENG 216W3New Media Writing ______________
ENG 2173Advanced Reporting ______________
PHL 205W3Media Ethics & Law ______________

Approved Electives

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
ART 1073Elements of Photography ______________
EMB 141W2Fundamentals of Audio Production ______________
EMB 1542Peripheral Multimedia Applications ______________
EMB 1612Podcasting, Online, and Mobile Media ______________
EMB 255W4Media Production III ______________
ENG 2143Introduction to Professional Writing ______________
ENG 2051English Internship I ______________
ENG 2102English Internship II ______________
ENG 2303English Internship III ______________
IHU 2673Producing A Student Publication ______________
MGT 1433Principles of Advertising ______________
MGT 2433Principles of Marketing ______________
--- ---4/5Any approved Natural Science Course with Lab (MTA Transfer) ______________

62Total Credits


1 - POL 104 is recommended if you intend to apply for MTA
2 - Any Approved Intermediate Algebra Course, or higher Math course-with the exception of MTH 153. If planning to transfer, consult with a counselor to ensure that you take math courses appropriate for your program at that institution.
3 - Curriculum for the Associate in Arts degree is recommended for this program. Please check for transferability with your intended institution or see Advising and Counseling.
4 - A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) or higher is required in all core courses.

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