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Journalism / Communications

Quick Facts

  • Courses:
    • Degree & certificate plan requirements
  • Transfer: Fields of Study (9–18 semester credit hours)
  • Courses are offered at: all campuses

Summary

Our program offers transferable courses and the opportunity to write for an award-winning weekly newspaper.

When you enroll in the writing and editing courses, you not only gain the knowledge needed to transfer to a 4-year college, but you also gain practical experience—a segment often missing at many universities.

Journalism helps you:

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

Transfer

Fields of Study

If you complete a Field of Study, you can transfer your credits into any Texas state school for its freshman/sophomore course requirements in the field.

Courses

Career Opportunities

The skills learned in journalism courses can prepare you to work in:

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

 

Contact

Northeast Campus

Chris Whitley, Director of TCC Student Publications, Instructor
817-515-6674
christopher.whitley@tccd.edu

Updated May 28, 2019