This CRC program introduces students to the field of broadcast journalism and prepares them for jobs, internships or transfer to a four-year institution.
Highlights include: * Practical experience in the digital TV studio and campus radio station * Internship opportunities in local radio and TV stations * Practical experience creating news packages * Practical experience as an on-camera TV reporter/anchor or as a radio broadcaster
Note to Transfer Students: If you are interested in transferring to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in this major, it is critical that you meet with a CRC counselor to select and plan the courses for your major. Schools vary widely in terms of the required preparation. The courses that CRC requires for an Associate’s degree in this major may be different from the requirements needed for the Bachelor’s degree.
Introduction to Motion Graphics: Adobe After Effects (3)
Work Experience in Radio, Television and Film (1 - 4)
Beginning Photography (3)
Honors Seminar: Political Campaign Communication (3)
The Broadcast Journalism Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives
to meet a 60-unit total. See CRC graduation requirements.
News Broadcaster; Sportscaster; Announcer; News writer, News Producer; Journalist; Multi-Media writer; Internet Information specialist.
Some career options may require more than two years of college study. Classes beyond the associate degree may be required to fulfill some career options or for preparation for transfer to a university program.