Journalism - Indian River State College
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Are you interested in a career where you share the latest stories and information and communicate ideas to broad audiences? An Associate in Arts Degree focused on Journalism may be for you. This degree track will introduce you to topics such as public speaking, English composition, ethics, international relations and principles of economics along with liberal-arts topics, such as math, science, history and literature.

Once You Complete the Program

Transfer your credits to a four-year Bachelor's Degree program at a university. Journalists can find careers in web, print, social media or television reporting. 

Academic Plans/Guided Pathways for Journalism

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For course descriptions, see the College Catalog.

Academic Plans/Guided Pathways are recommended sequences of courses and prerequisites needed to complete your degree. It is a general suggestion for when to take your courses; it is not a course schedule. Students should meet with their advisors to make appropriate course selections. The Academic Plans/Guided Pathways listed below are for the current academic year. Students should consult with their advisors for plan requirements specific to their academic year.

Journalism A.A.

Complete your first two years of college at IRSC, and you’re guaranteed the right to transfer as a junior to a Bachelor’s Degree program at a Florida public university—or continue in a Bachelor’s Degree program at IRSC.

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