Recommended Course Sequence

Recommended Sequence of CoursesPrinter Friendly
Program of Study: Journalism: DigitalCourse 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 2021A 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 2022, Spring 2023JOUR1LEligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
JOUR1L*INTRO TO JOURNALISM LAB0.50Fall 2022, Spring 2023JOUR1Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
JOUR52A*NEWS MEDIA PRACTICE 13.00Fall 2022, Spring 2023YES
LIR10*INTRO TO INFO LITERACY1.00Fall 2022, Spring 2023Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYES
ART82 or Complete any combination.BEG DIGITAL PHOTO3.00Fall 2022, Spring 2023YESYESYES
Total Semester Units:10.50
Semester 2
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
CS74.11INTRO TO DIGITAL MEDIA3.00Fall 2022, Spring 2023Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYESYES
JOUR52B or Complete any combination.NEWS MEDIA PRACTICE 25.00Fall 2022, Spring 2023JOUR52AYES
Total Semester Units:8.00
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
JOUR2*NEWS GATH AND WRITING3.00Spring 2023JOUR2L
JOUR2L*NEWS GATH & WRITING LAB0.50Spring 2023JOUR2
JOUR5*MULTIMEDIA REPORTING4.00Fall 2022Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
JOUR56*EDIT FOR NEWS MEDIA3.00Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Total Semester Units:10.50
Recommended course sequence units total:29.00
Minimum units to meet major requirements:29.00
Key:
In Person=Face to Face
Online=Fully Online, no mandatory face to face.
Hybrid=At least 51% online
Blended=Majority face to face