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All program maps reflect the 2017-2018 catalog requirements

  • Transfer to Oregon State University Journalism Program

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    This two-year degree prepares you to transfer to OSU's New Media Communications program.

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  • Transfer to any Oregon University Journalism Program

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    This two-year degree prepares you to transfer to any four-year university in Oregon. Work with your advisor to select the best courses for your chosen institution.

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  • Find out about the various other programs LBCC offers!

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  • Why Go into Journalism
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  • Why Should You Go into Journalism?

    The Journalism and Mass Communications program emphasizes writing for the print media and serves a twofold purpose: to prepare students for transfer to a four-year college or university and to provide entry-level skills to those who want to change careers. The journalism program maintains a co-curricular relationship with The Commuter, LBCC's award-winning student newspaper, providing first- and second-year students with hands-on training.

    Students who intend to transfer to a four-year college or university can get a solid foundation in journalism skills at LBCC, from reporting and photography to writing and editing, which will prepare them to excel in a bachelor's degree program.

    Students planning to transfer to Oregon State University (or to any other college without an accredited bachelor's program in journalism) should pursue the Associate of Science in Journalism and Mass Communications at LBCC. Graduates can transfer to OSU and major in Digital Communication Arts within the New Media Communications program.

  • Career Information

    All career information and statistics listed below are based off of the State of Oregon.


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  • The Commuter

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    The Commuter is a weekly student-run newspaper for Linn-Benton Community College, in Albany, Oregon. We are financed by student fees and advertising. Opinions expressed in The Commuter do not necessarily reflect those of the LBCC administration, faculty, and associated students of LBCC. Editorials, columns, letters, and cartoons reflect the opinions of the authors.

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Faculty

In addition to teaching LBCC's Journalism courses, Rob Priewe advises students who work at The Commuter (LBCommuter.com), the college's award-winning student newspaper and online news service. Rob's professional journalism experience includes working for more than 20 years at the Corvallis Gazette-Times, nine of those years as managing editor. With a master's degree is in business administration, Rob also teaches marketing in LBCC's Business Management department.
Rob Priewe

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