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Certificate of Achievement in Journalism: Newspaper 


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2017-2018 LAVC Catalog.

Complete each course with a grade of C or higher. Download Certificate Petition Form and return the completed form to Academic Affairs. For the latest certificate requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


Complete the following 5 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
Journal 101 Collecting and Writing News  
Journal 105 Mass Communications  
Journal 106 Mechanics of Expression  
Journal 202* Advanced Newswriting  
Journal 218* Practical Editing  

Complete 6 units from the following COURSE

Course Course Title UNITS
Brdcstg 1 Fundamentals of Radio and Television Broadcasting 3
Journal 108 Article Writing 3
Journal 185 Directed Study-Journalism 1
Journal 220* Magazine Production 3
Journal 285 Directed Study-Journalism 2
Journal 385 Directed Study-Journalism 3
Journal 911 Cooperative Education-Journalism 1
Journal 921 Cooperative Education-Journalism 2
Journal 931 Cooperative Education-Journalism 3
Journal 941 Cooperative Education-Journalism 4
Photo 10 Beginning Photography 3

Total units required: 21

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite