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Area of Study: Arts, Digital Media, and Communications
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Arts, Digital Media, and Communications
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Journalism

Learn to discover and inform

There has never been a more interesting time to be a journalist. With the explosion of digital media, there is an unparalleled appetite for news. ACC’s Journalism Program provides general, practical, and marketable skills for entry-level employment as a journalist in the digital age for print, broadcast, and online audiences. Upon completion of an associate degree, students can transfer to a four-year university to earn a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Skills You Gain

Students learn writing, news reporting, public speaking, photography, copy editing, and critical thinking.

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Job Titles & Career Information

Reporters and Correspondents
19.02 Hourly Wage 215 Currently Employed
Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. Report and write stories for newspaper, news magazine, radio, or television.
215 Reporters and Correspondents are employed. This number is expected to decrease by 0.47 % over the next four years.
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Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

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Program Maps

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Awards in this Program


Associate of Arts

Journalism
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Which award path is right for you?

ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.

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