2016-2017 Journalism Option, Liberal Arts A.A.

Journalism Option, Liberal Arts A.A.

Communications Area Credit Hours
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
+*ENC1102, English II 3
Humanities Area
Visual and Performing Arts See General Education Requirement 3
Philosophy/Religion See General Education Requirement 3
Literature See General Education Requirement 3
Mathematics Area
  See General Education Requirement 6
Natural Sciences Area
Physical Science See General Education Requirement 3
Biological Science See General Education Requirement 3
Social Sciences Area
Behavioral Sciences See General Education Requirement 3
History AMH2010, U.S. History I 3
Government See General Education Requirement 3
Additional Common Prerequisites
SPC1608, Introduction to Public Speaking 3
•AMH2020, U.S. History II 3
Electives 18

Recommended electives:

•ECO2013, Economics
+MMC2100, Writing for Mass Comm, 3 crs.
MMC1000, Survey of Mass Communication, 3 crs.
PGY2801C, Digital Photography I, 3 crs.
PGY2802C, Digital Photography II, 3 crs.

•General Education Core. Students must complete at least one identified core course in each area of study—Communications, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences—as part of the general education course requirements.
+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.
* Minimum grade of "C" required.

Language and Literature

If you are a student who has not yet declared a concentration or who has declared a concentration in Communications, English, Foreign Language, or Journalism, you will be advised by professors from the Language and Literature Division.

Division Mission: The Division of Language and Literature provides training in written and oral communication in English and foreign languages in order to engage students as critical thinkers, effective communicators, and good citizens.


Language and Literature Division Website

Gulf Coast State College
5230 West Highway 98
Panama City, FL 32401-1058
Phone: (850) 769-1551 ext. 3870
FAX: (850) 873-3522

Division Chair: Michalle Barnett
Senior Administrative Assistant: Julia Chrencik

Language & Literature Faculty

Name Title Phone Email
Matthew Brock Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2871
Amber Clark Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2872
Deicy Jimenez-Orozco Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2880
Betty McKinnie Associate Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2887
Jason Mitchell Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2877
Sarah Pilcher (850) 769-1551 ext. 2883
Sandra Pugh Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2879
Katherine Riley Assistant Professor (850) 769-1551 ext. 2881
Kelly Williams Assistant Professor (850) 873-3515 ext. 3515