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AA Digital Mass Media Broadcast Production Option

The A.A. degree in Digital Mass Media offers
students the first two years of courses and
fieldwork which allow students to transfer into a
baccalaureate program or to seek immediate
employment.  The program prepares for a variety of
production or writing positions at newspapers and
magazines (print and online), radio and television
stations (and their associated web sites), cable
systems, video production companies and other
production facilities.  The program also prepares
students for careers as publicity writers for
public relations firms, advertising agencies,
businesses, and organizations.  The curriculum
gives students hands-on writing, production and
programming experience at the College radio
station, television station, video editing/post
production lab, literary magazine, and the print
and online versions of the college newspaper.
Students also gain experience in blogs, podcasts
and other new media used by both professional and
citizen journalists.

Required Courses:

Additional Requirements:

  • Students must select one math course, one lab science course, and one technology course* and complete the 12 cr. requirement with any additional math or science course from the list of Approved General Education Courses. * Students may attempt to "test out" of the technology requirement. If they succeed, they must take an additional course(s) in math or science from the list of Approved General Education Courses.
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