Journalism / Mass Communications
Develop foundational skills to narrate or write news stories for print, broadcast, newspapers, radio, television, or other communications media with our Journalism & Mass Communications program.
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2-year associate degree (60 sch)
A blend of face-to-face and online
Full-time; Part-time; Day classes; Night classes
Where it is offered
About Journalism / Mass Communications
Develop skills in photography, digital media, news reporting, media writing and more with our Journalism & Mass Communications program.
Students in this program take their foundational journalism skills and transfer to a university to continue training for a career in Media, Public Relations, Marketing, and Mass Communications.
This entry-level journalism course is a study of gathering, processing, and delivery content. The whole range of the reporter’s work is covered by lecture and actual practice with the students working as reporters for the TC News. Proper media writing and media styles are stressed.
Editing and Layout
Included in this course, via both lecture and actual practice, are the basics of copy editing for accuracy and fairness. Also included are the basics of page design and construction. Students will serve as members of the TC News page-building crew.
Introduction to Electronic Media
An overview of the development, regulation, economics, social impact, and industry practices in electronic media.
- Critical Thinking
Possible Careers and Salaries
Approximate total program cost for in-district (Bowie County residents) for the Journalism / Mass Communications Program is $6,130.