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; and research and explain the historical influences of dominant communication technologies on society, culture, and human behavior.
All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR

UNITS

ENGL 120, 199, ESL 151, or placement test scores or equivalent

ENGL 101

Freshman English

3

 

MCOMM/JOURN 101

Introduction to Mass Communications

3

 

JOURN 102

Reporting the News

3

JOURN 102 or equivalent

JOURN 103

Student Publications Staff

3

JOURN 103 or equivalent

JOURN 104*

Student Publications Editors

3

  Select a minimum of 3 units from the following:
 

JOURN 106

Introduction to Broadcast Journalism I

3

 

JOURN 107

Magazine Writing

3

 

MCOMM 120

Introduction to Public Relations

3

Concurrent enrollment in 6 or more units

MCOMM/JOURN 049**

Independent Study

1-3

  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED

18

* An interview and instructor consent may be required for JOURN 104
** A maximum of 6 units in MCOMM/JOURN 049 may be counted toward the 18 units 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
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

Mass Communications (2009-2010 catalog)