Sep 27, 2020  
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog

Journalism & Digital Media AS: Full-time


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Plan of Study 2020-2021

The following is a plan of requirements to complete this Associate of Science degree in 2 years. Each student’s experience will vary slightly, as this plan does not include transfer work, Advanced Placement (AP), or other institutions’ concurrent enrollment credits. Math and English placement will be based on the student’s appropriate placement scores. If developmental courses are required, they should be taken in the student’s first semester.

NOTE: This plan assumes the student is prepared to take the courses listed. If prerequisites are required, additional semesters may be required to complete this degree.

Meet with the Academic Program Advisor and consult DegreeWorks for specific degree requirements.


First Year

Fall Semester (15 credits)   Spring Semester (16 credits)
ENGL 1010 Intro to Writing (EN)  -  3 credits        American Institutions (AI) - 3 credits  or any General Education Course  
Quantitative Literacy (QL) - 3 credits     Life Sciences (LS) - 3 credits  or any General Education Course  
Humanities (HU) - 3 credits  or any General Education Course   COMM 2570 Intro to Visual Comm (FA)  -  3 credits  or any General Education Course  
International & Global (IG) - 3 credits  or any General Education Course   ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing (EN)  -  3 credits    
Social Science (SS) - 3 credits  or any General Education Course   COMM 1800 Digital Media Tools/Techniques  -  4 credits    
       
► Progress Check: Log in and check your Degree Audit via MySLCC   ► Progress Check: Meet with Academic Program Advisor  

Second Year

Fall Semester (15 credits)   Spring Semester (15 credits)
Physical Science (PS) - 3 credits  or any General Education Course   Lifelong Wellness (LW) - 1 credit    
COMM 1130 Journalism & Media Writing  -  3 credits     COMM 2250 Television Studio Production 1  -  2 credits    
COMM 1500 Media and Society (CM)  -  3 credits     ☐ COMM 2400 Social Media Tools and Strategies  -  3 credits    
COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication (CM)  -  3 credits     COMM 2600 Production for Student Media  -  3 credits    
☐ COMM 1560 Radio Performance & Production (CM)  -  3 credits   or   COMM 1560 Radio Performance & Production (CM)  -  3 credits   or  
    COMM 2200 Video Content Creation  -  3 credits         COMM 2200 Video Content Creation  -  3 credits    
    Elective - 3 credits    
       
► Progress Check: Apply for Graduation      

Advising Notes

Students are strongly encouraged to take ENGL 1010  and their QL course during their first semester, COMM 1800  during their second semester, and COMM 1130  during their second or third semester. It is the student’s responsibility to examine each course description for details of prerequisite classes. Those prerequisites must be satisfied before the designated class may be taken. Students may use COMM 1500 , COMM 1560 , or COMM 2110  to fulfill their CM General Education requirement. Students should check the current class schedule for availability of courses at all sites for day/evening availability and for modification caused by varying enrollments.3

*Total number of General Education credits, required credits, and the total number of elective credits must equal 61 or greater.