Journalism Department

Possible career opportunities

Journalism prepares students in the writing, reporting, and critical thinking skills required for jobs in the news media or for transfer to a journalism program at a four-year institution. Career options include copy editor, script writer, broadcast journalist, newspaper reporter, magazine writer, columnist, public information officer, online writer, speech writer, freelance writer, advertising copy writer, editor, and photojournalist. Some career options may require more than two years of college study.

Associate degree and certificate program information

Degrees offered by the Journalism Department

Associate in arts for transfer

  • Journalism (JRNAL)

Journalism Department Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

Journalism class schedules

spring JRNAL class schedule

summer JRNAL class schedule

fall JRNAL class schedule

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Contact Journalism

Chair: Mary Mazzocco
Telephone: 925-969-2537
Email: mmazzocco@dvc.edu
Office location: ATC-101A Campus map