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Journalism: Photojournalism (AA)


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2018-2019 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 transferrable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. To explore career and academic pathway options, visit the LAVC Program Mapper.

Students who plan to graduate and/or transfer should first meet with a Counselor to review and submit a Petition for Graduation early in the semester before they are expected to complete their requirements. Online Graduation  Petitions that are submitted without a counselor’s approval will require a counselor's review and approval in order for it to be processed. For the latest degree requirements, check the LAVC catalog.

Complete the following 6 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
JOURNAL 101 Collecting and Writing News 3
JOURNAL 105 Mass Communications 3
PHOTO 11* Advanced Photography 4
PHOTO 20* Beginning Photojournalism  4
PHOTO 21* News Photography  4
PHOTO 101 Beginning Digital Photography 3

Complete 1 COURSE from The Following 

Course Course Title UNITS
ART 125 History of Photography I 3
JOURNAL 218-1 Practical Editing 3
PHOTO 10 Beginning Photography 3

Total units required for major: 24

Follow Associate Degree General Education Requirements – LACCD Plan to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 21

Required degree applicable elective units: 15

Total units required: 60

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
#Cross-referenced course.