Communications & Media Department

Communications Option

Degree: Associate in Arts
College Code: COM.AA

Program Description
This program is designed to teach the technology, theory, and process of communication. Students participate in internships at local media operations and businesses.

Program Information
The program enables students to understand the media's obvious and subtle effects on the individual and society and prepares students to understand the importance of mass communication.

Employment Opportunities

  • Advertising
  • Editing
  • Newspaper journalism
  • Radio broadcasting
    * Audio Production
  • Corporate & Industrial Telecommunications
  • Cable
  • Internet
  • Research
  • TV Broadcasting & Producing


Contact Person
Professor Drew Jacobs
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4217
E-mail: djacobs@camdencc.edu


Communications Option: Photo-Journalism Track

Degree: Associate in Arts
College Code: PHJ.AA

Program Description
This program prepares students for careers in journalism. In addition to offering a general liberal arts and sciences curriculum, the program examines various media and discusses specific techniques used in combining writing and journalism.

Program Information
Graduates will be able to apply their writing and photography
methods to the print media.

Employment Opportunities

  • Magazine photography
  • Newspaper photography
  • Public relations photography and writing
  • Freelance photography
  • Wire Services
  • Picture agencies
  • Book Illustrator
  • Internet


Contact Person
Professor Drew Jacobs
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4217
E-mail: djacobs@camdencc.edu


Communications Option: Public Relations/Advertising Track

Degree: Associate in Arts
College Code: PRA.AA


Program Description
This program is designed especially for those students who wish to specialize early or who are already employed in a related occupation.

Program Information
The program enables students to understand the media's obvious and subtle effects on the individual and society; prepares students to understand the importance of public relations and advertising; and enables students to understand the management of relationships between an organization and
its public.

Employment Opportunities

  • Advertising
  • Corporations (employee, media, government, community, and consumer relations)
  • Nonprofit organizations and trade associations
  • Independent public relations agencies
  • Integrated marketing communications
  • Governments


Campus Opportunities
Working with student organizations, clubs and some non-profit agencies in the county, students in the public relations course learn how to research, plan and communicate a public relations proposal.

Contact Person
Professor Drew Jacobs
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4217
E-mail: djacobs@camdencc.edu