Digital Media at College of San Mateo - Certificate of Achievement: Journalism
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Digital Media
CADigital Media: Journalism

CSM’s Journalism program provides a robust learning environment where hands-on experience and training in media ethics prepare students for careers in media industries. Students collaborate on the production of The San Matean, the award-winning campus newspaper and website, in a real-world exploration of how media function. Among the skills they develop are reporting, editing, news photography, online editing, video reporting, and page design. Students are provided a rich exploration of media issues, ethics, and other vital journalism basics. The program can help students pursue an array of career opportunities, including work for advertising agencies, corporate communications departments, magazines.


Certificate Requirements

21 semester units

A grade of "C" or higher is required for each course applied to the certificate.

DGME 100 Media in Society 3 units
DGME 113 Digital Video Production 3 units
DGME 118 Digital Audio Production 3 units
DGME 167 Web Design I 3 units
DGME 260 Newswriting and Reporting 3 units
DGME 261 Advanced Newswriting and Reporting 3 units
DGME 265 Newspaper and Online News Production 3 units

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