journalism

Degree: Diploma | Location: Online

Open the door to several careers with a world-class online Journalism Diploma from CineArts. You’ll lead a productive career in journalism, public relations, and electronic media. master in-demand Broadcasting and Journalistic skills. The hands-on live lecture approach will help develop the technical and transferable skills needed for a fulfilling career in your field.

Courses
Credits
Major GPA

Curriculum

Individual courses are the building blocks of each degree program. Course requirements are structured to ensure that student study encompasses a broad range of topics and approaches, with an appropriate balance maintained among the three curricular components that comprise a liberal arts education: General Education, The Major, and Electives.

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code
Course Name
Prerequisite
Credits
ENG 101
Academic English
None
3
JOUR 254
News Writing and Reporting
None
4
CNMA 341
Film Editing
None
3
CNMA 420
Filmmaking Principles
None
3
CNMA 426
Screenwriting
None
3
JOUR 251
Podcasting
None
3
CNMA 755
Photography I
None
3

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code
Course Name
Prerequisite
Credits
JOUR 891
Radio Journalism
JOUR 254
3
JOUR 982
Online Journalism
None
4
JOUR 248
Television Production
CNMA 420
4
JOUR 526
Newspaper Reporting
JOUR 254
3
FREE 003
Free Elective Course
None
3
JMEC 001
Major Elective Course
None
3

THIRD SEMESTER

Course Code
Course Name
Prerequisite
Credits
INT 003
Internship Program
10 Courses
3
CAP 003
Capstone Project
12 Courses
4

Related Careers

The Journalism Diploma opens doors to a range of careers in many professional fields. You’ll have the skillset to apply strong professional competence to serve in journalistic tasks, in the press, radio, television and net media.

Graduates with a CineArts Academy Journalism Diploma have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

  • Copywriter
  • News Reporter
  • Television Presenter
  • Screenwriter
  • News Writer
  • News Editor
  • Radio Presenter
  • Podcaster
  • Journalist
  • Blogger
  • Film Editor
  • Photographer

Do I Receive A Certificate?

Yes! After you finish all of the required courses including the capstone project, you will receive a digital Journalism Diploma Certificate. If you wish to have a physical copy of the certificate shipped to you, you have to pay for the shipping and printing service.

MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSE LIST

Course Code
Course Name
Prerequisite
Credits
JOUR 561
Talk Shows
JOUR 248
3
JOUR 398
Media Planning
None
3
JOUR 189
Investigative Journalism
None
3
JOUR 429
Public Relations
None
3

FREE ELECTIVE COURSE LIST

Course Code
Course Name
Prerequisite
Credits
ANIM 536
Visual Effects
None
3
ANIM 577
3D Stereoscopic Film
None
3
CNMA 426
Screenwriting
None
3
ADVE 779
Film Advertising
CNMA 341
3
CNMA 493
Film Production
CNMA 420
3
CNMA 793
Hollywood Camera Works
CNMA 755
3
ADVE 882
Television Advertising
ADVE 354
3

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