Recommended Course Sequence

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Program of Study: JournalismCourse Offerings subject to change. Please consult the current Schedule of Classes.
Department: Communication StudiesThis document is for planning purposes only and is not a guarantee of course offerings
Coordinator: abelden@santarosa.eduA full-time student seeking to complete an Associate's Degree in two years should expect to take an average of 15 units per semester.
Term Effective: Fall 2019A major is only part of what is required for an Associate's Degree see additional requirements here
* denotes a required course.Students are strongly advised to meet with a counselor for educational planning
   

Semester 1
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
JOUR1*INTRO TO JOURNALISM3.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021JOUR1LEligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
JOUR1L*INTRO TO JOURNALISM LAB0.50Fall 2020, Spring 2021JOUR1Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
LIR10*INTRO TO INFO LITERACY1.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021YES
Total Semester Units:4.50
Semester 2
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
JOUR2*NEWS GATH AND WRITING3.00Fall 2020JOUR2LYES
JOUR2L*NEWS GATH & WRITING LAB0.50Fall 2020JOUR2YES
JOUR52A*NEWSPAPER PRACTICE 15.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021YES
Total Semester Units:8.50
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
JOUR55*MULTIMEDIA REPORTING3.00Fall 2020Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
COMM1 or Complete any combination.INTRO TO PUBLIC SPEAKING3.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
Total Semester Units:6.00
Semester 4
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
COMM3 or Complete any combination.INTRO TO ARGUMENTATION3.00Fall 2020, Spring 2021Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
Total Semester Units:3.00
Recommended course sequence units total:22.00
Minimum units to meet major requirements:22.00
Key:
In Person=Face to Face
Online=Fully Online, no mandatory face to face.
Hybrid=At least 51% online
Blended=Majority face to face