Journalism/Mass Communication, A.A. or A.S.
This plan of study was developed as a guideline for students who plan to transfer to an Alabama public four-year institution and pursue a degree in Journalism. Students who plan to transfer to an out-of-state or private institution should consult that institution and plan their program of study in consultation with journalism faculty advisors and/or counselors. This program is available on the Sparks and Wallace Campuses. Upon completion of courses listed below, the transcript will reflect either an AA or AS degree without reference to the specific program of study.
* Must complete a 6-semester-hour sequence in Literature or History.
* For Fine Arts, Humanities, Social/Behavioral Sciences, and Area V Electives: Some 4-year institutions require a specific course or courses in the indicated areas. Check the STARS Guide and Area V page of your intended transfer institution for additional guidance. Transfer credits may not exceed 50% of those required for the 4-year degree.
* ORI 101 or 105, CIS 146: Courses may not be included in the STARS Articulation Guide but are applicable toward the associate degree.