Journalism • Mass Communication • Public Relations
Key Program Features
If you are curious and like to be where the action is, journalism may be a good fit for you! Reporters help keep people informed on important issues in their communities and around the world. A degree in journalism can lead to career opportunities as a blogger, news journalist, editor, public relations specialist, social media specialist, writer and more.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the employment of media and communication workers is expected to grow 9.9 percent through 2026. In 2018, their median annual wage was $48,330, and reporters and correspondents earned an average of $41,260 per year.
LLCC offers the following program to prepare students to transfer seamlessly to a four-year institution. Read more about the required courses:
Time to completion: 2 years
This program is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor’s degree in journalism or communication.
Investment in Your Future
Journalism (JRN) courses have standard tuition rates. For the 2021-2022 academic year (fall 2021, spring 2022 and summer 2022), these courses have an in-district rate of $134.50 per credit hour. Get more information on tuition and fees.
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Questions about the program? For more information, call LLCC English and Humanities at 217-786-2375.
Ready to get started? Fill out an online admission application.