GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

MASS COMMUNICATIONS

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to analyze and differentiate the primary influences of dominant mass media on major cultural practices and social and political institutions; research and explain the historical influences of dominant communication technologies on society, culture and human behavior.
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)