Journalism

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Degree Type

Associate in Arts
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Average Salary

$49,300
Gear

Skills

Career Preparation
Understanding of Media Culture

Welcome To Journalism

Want to work in the media?

Are you interested in Journalism?

Looking for a dynamic and creative degree?

Want to learn how to analyze and debate the legal and ethical issues of journalism?

Journalism is For You!

The Solano Community College Journalism program teaches critical thinking and communication skills that enable students to translate events and issues of importance accurately and responsibly. Students who may benefit from the major are those anticipating careers in newspapers; television or film; photojournalism; layout, computer graphics or graphic design; advertising or public relations; or media management.

Program Learning Outcomes

Associate in Arts, Journalism

Students who complete the Associate in Arts, Journalism, will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate the research and critical thinking skills necessary to analyze and interpret current issues in a professional media environment. 
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the written, oral and visual communication skills necessary to analyze, interpret and produce accurate news and editorials across a variety of platforms. 
  • Analyze and debate the legal and ethical issues of journalism and apply them to individual circumstances. 
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the fundamental technological applications of media production

Careers in Journalism include but are not limited to:

  • Broadcast News Analyst
  • Communications or Journalism Teacher
  • Photographer
  • Proofreader and Copy Marker
  • Reporter or Correspondent
  • Radio and Television Announcer

Get in contact with the Journalism program faculty for more career opportunities and information!

Meet Our Journalism Faculty