SJSU ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Lower Division Requirements
Fall 2016 - Spring 2017
BS - Journalism and Mass Communication - BS Advertising
San José State University -to- Diablo Valley College
Community College students should meet with a counselor as soon as possible to determine the equivalent courses offered at that institution. Students should complete as many as possible of the lower division requirements listed below, prior to transfer.
Lower Division Course Requirements
Community College Course Equivalents
Second Course in English Composition:
|ENGL 002 Critical Thinking and Writing||ENGL 123 Critical Thinking: Composition & Literature|
ENGL 126 Critical Thinking: The Shaping of Meaning in Language
COMM 121 Persuasion and Critical Thinking
HIST 122 Critical Reasoning in History
PHILO 130 Logic and Critical Thinking
PSYCH 145 Critical Thinking in Psychology
SOCIO 122 Critical Thinking About Social & Cultural Issues
|ENGL 001B Argument and Analysis||No Current Equivalent|
Lower Division Requirements of the Major:
|MCOM 063 New Media||JRNAL 130 Multimedia Reporting|
|MCOM 072 Mass Communication and Society||JRNAL 110 Mass Media of Communication|
|ADV 091 Introduction to Advertising||BUSMK 255 Advertising|
|MCOM 070 Visual Communication for Modern Media||No Current Equivalent|
Lower Division Preparation for the Major:
|Art elective (any transferable Community College art course: any articulated art course other than studio and activity courses).|
|Literature elective (any transferable Community College course articulated to any of our literature courses).|
Requirements in the Major - Choose Management or Creative Track:
Management Option - Preparation for the major and Support Course:
|BUS2 090 Business Statistics||BUS 240 Business Statistics|
MATH 142 Elementary Statistics with Probability
MATH 144 Statway II
|STAT 095 Elementary Statistics||MATH 142 Elementary Statistics with Probability|
BUS 240 Business Statistics
MATH 144 Statway II
Creative Option - Preparation for the major and Support Course:
|ENGL 071 Creative Writing||Engl 222 Creative Writing|
Engl 223 Short Story Writing
Engl 224 Poetry Writing
IMPORTANT TRANSFER INFORMATION:
Admission to San Jose State is competitive in all majors. SJSU continues to have more qualified applicants than available new student spaces. Because of this, SJSU is an impacted campus with impacted programs. For the most current information regarding admission impaction at SJSU please visit our website SJSU Impaction Information page.
Prior to transferring to San Jose State University all transfers must earn at least 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter), including the CSU four basic skill courses required for CSU admission eligibility (except majors which have an approved CSU GE A3 waiver). Within those 60 semester/90 quarter units, students are strongly encouraged to complete the following:
1. Lower Division Major Course Requirements (especially for STEM Majors):
Complete as many of the lower division courses required for the major as possible. Many of these courses may be double counted as part of the CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. The lower division major courses for this major are shown above.
2. General Education Requirements:
Complete all the CSU GE Breadth requirements at the community college (39 semester units/58 quarter units). The approved courses for each area can be found at www.assist.org under the link "CSU GE-Breadth Certification Courses" for your college. Many of these courses may be double counted to meet the major requirements shown above, so choose your courses wisely. Some SJSU majors which meet GE requirements within the majors are noted on the Major Exceptions and Modifications page in our catalog. Please see your college counselor/advisor to review your general education in order to receive FULL OR PARTIAL CERTIFICATION PRIOR TO TRANSFER to San Jose State University.
3. Second Course in English Composition highly recommended:
All students are strongly encouraged to complete a second English composition course as part of their lower division GE prior to transferring to SJSU (either to meet CSU GE Area A3 or C2) for the greatest success in passing the Writing Skills Test (WST) at SJSU. Complete this course with a grade of "C" or better prior to registering for the WST at SJSU to avoid delays in enrollment for other SJSU courses. To register for the WST contact our Testing office at: testing.sjsu.edu.
4. American Institutions Requirement (US 1, US 2, and US 3 must be completed):
This requirement is normally 2 courses and can be taken as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements (GE Area D and sometimes Area C). The approved courses can be found at www.assist.org under the link "CSU U.S. History, Constitution, and American Ideals Courses" for your college.
5. Graduation Requirement - Physical Education (PE):
All undergraduate students who matriculate at SJSU are required to complete two units of physical education from Kinesiology/Dance activity courses, unless the major program has an approved PE waiver. Majors which have approved PE waivers are noted on the Major Exceptions and Modifications page in our catalog.