Nov 26, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

Journalism, AA


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Mass Communication, Journalism, Photojournalism, Public Relations, Broadcast Journalism

Students must check with their advisor and the university in which they intend to transfer for exact course requirements. Requirements vary widely among universities.

Program Requirements:


The following advisement plan is a recommended course of study. Academic programs offered at Jones College are designed to meet the educational needs and advancement of students who plan to transfer course credit to a university and complete a bachelor’s degree. As part of each academic program, students will take courses to meet the Jones College’s general education core requirements and electives as determined by the student and his/her faculty advisor. All academic programs are designed to lead to an Associate of Arts degree.

To streamline the transfer of credit from Jones College to any university in the State of Mississippi, Jones College participates in the articulation agreement between the Mississippi Community College Board and the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning. For the purpose of ensuring transfer-ability within Mississippi, the Mississippi Articulation Transfer Tool (MATT) shall be used to advise and guide students in choosing the best courses to take as part of the requirements to graduate from Jones College with an Associate of Arts degree.

If there are questions, current students should contact their faculty adviser and potential students should contact Enrollment Services  .

Freshman Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 19


Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 15-19


Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15


Note(s):


Foreign language requirements: USM requires four semesters of the same foreign language. MSU requires three semesters of the same foreign language. Jackson State University requires two semesters of the same foreign language. Students may skip the first and second semesters of the foreign language requirement if proficient. Students may elect not to take Spanish at Jones if they would prefer to take a different language at the university. Universities do prefer students to take all foreign language courses at the same school.

MSU requires: psychology, sociology, & geography, and three sciences (two with lab and the third with or without lab)

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