Part-time/Distance & Online Learning Statement of Completion 0270000000

BCIT Citizen Journalism Statement of Completion


This group of four courses focuses on developing powerful video storytelling skills for anyone interested in enhancing their ability to impact others. Are there stories and issues you want to explore and expose in communities you care about? You will learn the basics of how to find and tell a compelling story from conception to final edit. The act of digital storytelling has become much more prevalent and accessible to everyone in our modern culture. How does one stand out – and have impact – in this abundance of media messages? This is a hands-on series of courses involving writing, shooting, editing, and presentation skills.

Upon completion of the courses listed under the program matrix, you will be eligible to receive the Citizen Journalism Statement of Completion.

BCIT Citizen Journalism student learn to:

  • Recognize potential stories and choose an angle
  • Successfully write for different media formats
  • Research and interview subjects
  • Set up camera, lighting, and audio for video shoots
  • Manage your personal brand through social media

BCIT CITIZEN JOURNALISM STATEMENT OF COMPLETION
Length: Course by course, Part-time
Start: September, January, April
Location: Burnaby Campus & Downtown Vancouver
Number of Courses: 4 courses, 12 credits
Total Tuition/Cost: Pay Course-by-Course

Program Entry

Formal application to the Statement of Completion is not required. Upon successful completion of the courses, email the Program Contact with your full name, student number, and mailing address to be issued a Statement of Completion.

Scheduled intakes

January, April and September

Application processing

Ongoing throughout the year.

Costs & Supplies

Tuition fees

Please see the Part-time Studies Fees page for information on tuition fees and refunds.

Courses

Program delivery

Course-by-course through classroom and online delivery.

Program matrix

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Required Courses: Credits
  BCST 1144 Writing for the Media 3.0
  BCST 1151 Radio and TV Announcing 3.0
  BCST 1190 Video Journalism - The Backpack Journalist 3.0
  BCST 1193 Essentials of Social Media 3.0
 
Total Credits: 12.0

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Transfer credit

Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.

Program Details

Program length

3 to 12 months, part-time

Program location

Burnaby Campus
3700 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC

Downtown Campus
555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC

Distance and online learning.

Continue your education

Courses may be transferred to other part-time studies programs within the Broadcast Communications department.

Contact Us

Kevin Ribble, Coordinator, Part-time Studies
kevin_ribble@bcit.ca / 604-432-8707

Angelina Shine, Program Assistant, Part-time Studies
angelina_shine@bcit.ca / 604-451-7198

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