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 2022JOUR1LEligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
JOUR1L*INTRO TO JOURNALISM LAB0.50Fall 2022JOUR1Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
JOUR52A*NEWS MEDIA PRACTICE 13.00Fall 2022YES
LIR10*INTRO TO INFO LITERACY1.00Summer 2022, Fall 2022Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYES
ART82 or Complete any combination.BEG DIGITAL PHOTO3.00Fall 2022YESYESYES
Total Semester Units:10.50
Semester 2
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
CS74.11INTRO TO DIGITAL MEDIA3.00Fall 2022Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100YESYESYES
JOUR52B or Complete any combination.NEWS MEDIA PRACTICE 25.00Fall 2022JOUR52AYES
Total Semester Units:8.00
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
JOUR2*NEWS GATH AND WRITING3.00JOUR2L
JOUR2L*NEWS GATH & WRITING LAB0.50JOUR2
JOUR5*MULTIMEDIA REPORTING4.00Fall 2022Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
JOUR56*EDIT FOR NEWS MEDIA3.00Fall 2022Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYES
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