Jun 14, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Journalism Pathway, A.A.


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The academic pathway in journalism at Perimeter College is the activity of gathering, assessing, creating and presenting news and information in a variety of ways.

Studying journalism allows students to become leaders in the new age of instant communication and connectivity. They can examine and analyze forms of mass media, while opening doors to a spectrum of careers from advertising and broadcasting to public relations and publishing.

Degree Requirments


Areas A-E of the Core Curriculum (42 Credit Hours)


See 1410 Core Curriculum Requirements  in the Undergraduate Catalog. 

  • Area A: Essential Skills 
  • Area B: Institutional Foundations 
  • Area C: Humanities and Fine Arts 
  • Area D: Natural and Computational Sciences 
  • Area E: Social Science 

Area F: Courses Appropriate to the Pathway (18 Credit Hours)


  • See “World Language Requirement for B.A. and B.I.S. degrees ”.
  • Students must have a 2.5 grade-point average in the Area F JOUR courses indicated (*) to be eligible for the B.A. in Journalism at Georgia State University-Atlanta and to take 3000- and 4000-level JOUR courses. (See Major Eligibility Requirements .)
  • Students interested in pursuing the B.A. in Journalism must take SCOM 2300 or World Language at the 2001 or 2002 level.

World Language Requirements


  • World Language at the 1002 level or higher 3 Credit Hours

Required Courses (12 Credit Hours)


(minimum grade of “C” required)

Select additional elective courses to complete 18 credit hours in Area F