GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

MASS COMMUNICATIONS

Students will learn to analyze and differentiate the primary influences of dominant mass media on major cultural practices and social and political institution; research and explain the historical influences of dominant communication technologies on society, culture and human behavior.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
  MCOMM/JOURN 101 Introduction to Mass Communications 3
  JOURN 102 Reporting the News 3
JOURN 102 or equivalent
JOURN 103 or equivalent
JOURN 103 or
JOURN 104*
Student Publications Staff
Student Publications Editor
3 or 
3
  JOURN 107 Magazine Writing 3
Test Score or completion of ENGL 120, 199 or ESL 151 or equivalent ENGL 101 Freshman English 3
ENGL 101
ENGL 101
ENGL 102 or
ENGL 104
Critical Thinking & Literary Analysis
Critical Thinking & Argumentation
3 or
3
  Select a minimum of 3 units from the following:
  CABOT 206 and
CABOT 208
Macintosh Basics
Windows Basics
1
1
  CS/IS 123 Desktop Publishing 2
  CS/IS 124 Advanced Desktop Publish 3
  CS/IS 192 Internet: Beyond the Basics 1
  JOURN 106 Introduction to Broadcast Journalism I 3
  MEDIA 101 Introduction to Video Production 3
  MEDIA 111 Interactive Multimedia I 3
  Select a minimum of 3 units from the following:
ECON 102 ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 105 Survey of English Literature from the Anglo-Saxon Period to 1780 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 106 Survey of English Literature from 1780 to the Present Time 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 109 Introduction to World Literature from Ancient Times to 1700 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 110 Introduction to World Literature from 1700 to the Present Time 3
  ENGL 111 Women in Literature 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 114 Introduction to Poetry 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 115 Introduction to Fiction 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 116 Introduction to Drama 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 122 American Literature to 1865 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 123 American Literature from 1865 to the Present 3
  ENGL 124 Contemporary Literature 3
  ENGL 125 Shakespeare 3
Eligibility for ENGL 101 ENGL 127 Children's Literature 3
  ENGL 128 The Bible as Literature 3
  HIST 107 History of Civilization (Pre-History to 800) 3
  HIST 108 History of Civilization (Carolingian Empire to the French Revolution) 3
  HIST 109 History of Civilization (French Revolution to the Present) 3
Eligibility for ENGL 120, 199 or ESL 151 HIST 110 United States History 3
Eligibility for ENGL 120, 199 or ESL 151 POL S 101 Introduction to Government 3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 24
*An interview and instructor consent may be required.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 
August 2014 GCC Catalog 2014-2015

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Mass Communications (2012-13 catalog)
Mass Communications (2009-10 catalog)