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AA Digital Mass Media Journalism Option

The A.A. degree in Digital Mass Media offers
students the first two years of courses and
fieldwork which allows students to transfer into a
baccalaureate program or to seek immediate
employment.  The program prepares for a variety of
production 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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