General Studies/Transfer Studies - Internet Journalism Conentration

General Studies/Transfer Studies - Internet Journalism Conentration

This program provides graduates with an Associate Degree in General/Transfer Studies that will lead to a bachelor’s degree in Online Journalism.

What You’ll Learn
A concentration in Internet Journalism teaches students Web publishing, Web design and visual imaging. See the current advising sheet for more details.

Credits Required:  68 hours

Credential Earned:  Associate of Arts 

Career Settings
Job opportunities will be best for applicants in the expanding world of new media, such as online newspapers or magazines. Small local papers and news stations also will provide greater job prospects for potential reporters and news analysts. For beginning newspaper reporters, freelancing will supply more opportunities for employment. Graduates establish careers as news analysts, reporters and correspondents.

Program Outcomes
-Demonstrate the ability to think critically and creatively
-Apply analytical reasoning across academic disciplines
-Demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communication
-Demonstrate information literacy and technological competency
-Recognize and appreciate diversity, historical viewpoints, and the global perspective
Cultivate ethical values, personal wellness, and personal learning strategies
-Demonstrate leadership skills through civic engagement 
-Learn to compare and contrast mass media to other forms of communication
-Understand how current trends of conglomeration and technological advances are affecting the mass media
-Improve writing and critical thinking skills
-Explore various career opportunities available in the mass media
-Apply knowledge of applications of  databases
-Apply knowledge of public relations skills by creating a media campaign