Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

Journalism and Media Arts - Associate of Arts (Major Code - JMA)

The Journalism and Media Associate of Arts degree prepares students for transfer to a university program in journalism and media arts. Students gain practical experience in news writing by contributing to the online college newspaper. To ensure seamless transfer, students must develop their specific program of study in close coordination with a Cochise College advisor.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (AGEC-A)

35 CREDITS

Composition

ENG 101 ( ENG 1101)

3

English Composition

ENG 102 ( ENG 1102)

3

Mathematics

MAT 142 or higher

3-5

Laboratory sciences

 

8

Arts

 

3

Essentials of Communication

COM 102 ( COM 1100)

3

Social and behavioral sciences

 

6

General education electives*

 

4-6

Six credits of arts, humanities, social and behavioral sciences, or general education electives must be chosen from the current listing of intensive writing courses. See www.cochise.edu/AGEC.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT**

0-16 CREDITS

Non-English language

Second- or fourth-semester proficiency

CORE CURRICULUM

9 CREDITS

Introduction to Mass Communications

JRN 101

3

Essentials of News Writing

JRN 102 ( JRN 2201)

3

Public Speaking

COM 110

3

ELECTIVES
(AS NEEDED TO COMPLETE 64 CREDITS)***

 

Computer Essentials

CIS 116

3

TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

64 CREDITS

*General education electives must be chosen from the general education list. See www.cochise.edu/AGEC.

**University non-English language requirements vary. Check with your advisor.

***Elective courses must be transferable to the university or universities to which the student plans to transfer. See www.aztransfer.com.