Journalism / Communications

Career Coach buttonOur program offers fully transferable courses and the opportunity to write for an award-winning weekly newspaper.

Students who enroll in the writing and editing courses not only gain the knowledge needed to transfer to a four-year college but also gain practical experience, a segment often missing at many universities.

Journalism helps students:

  • Become savvy consumers of mass media
  • Write for print, broadcast and online
  • Edit copy for publication or broadcast
  • Display stories and photographs to draw interest
  • Shoot newsworthy photos for publication

Career Opportunities

The skills learned through journalism courses can help students seeking work in:

  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Public relations
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • General business

Field of Study

Students who complete a field of study in Journalism/Mass Communications can transfer their credits into any Texas state school for their freshman/sophomore course requirements in the field.



Eddye Gallagher, director TCC student publications, assistant professor journalism



Updated August 27, 2013


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