Liberal Arts and Science: Communications Option

This program is designed to teach the technology, theory, and process of communication. Preparation is focused on helping students become a media worker that is a critical thinker and a well informed media consumer.   Apply & Register Program Details

This program is designed to teach the technology, theory, and process of communication. Preparation is focused on helping students become a media worker that is a critical thinker and a well informed media consumer.

 


Area of Interest:
Communication and Media
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Arts

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
COM-101 Influence of Mass Media 3
HIS-101 World Civilization I 3
...-... Language General Education Elective12 3
MTH-... Mathematics General Education Elective 3
    15
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II3 3
COM-102 Theory of Communication 3
HIS-102 World Civilization II 3
...-... Language General Education Elective12 3
MTH-111 Introduction to Statistics 3
    15
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
COM-103 News Writing & Reporting3 3
...-... Technology General Education Elective 2
GEO-101 Cultural Geography or
ECO-101 Macroeconomics or  
POL-101 Introduction to Political Science or  
POL-103 American Federal Government or  
POL-108 Introduction to International Relations or  
PSY-101 Basic Psychology or  
SOC-101 Introduction to Sociology 3
ART-101 Art Appreciation or  
ENG 141 The Short Story 4 3
CHM-140 Chemistry and Society or  
ENG 141 Living in the Environment or  
BIO-130 Plants & Society 4
    15
Second Semester
COM-143 Introduction to Electronic Media 3
COM-145 Intercultural Communications (Diversity Gen Ed) 3
SPE-102 Public Speaking 3
COM-104 Introduction to Public Relations or
COM-105 Media Literacy or  
COM 141 Introduction to Broadcasting I 3
ECO-101 Cultural Geography or  
COM-105 Macroeconomics or  
POL-101 Introduction to Political Science or  
POL-103 American Federal Government or  
POL-108 Introduction to International Relations or  
PSY-101 Basic Psychology or  
SOC-101 Introduction to Sociology 3
    15
  Total Minimum Credits 60
1Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites
COM-101
2Must take six credits of one language.
3Prerequisite: ENG-101
4ENG-141 Prerequisite: ENG-101 ENG-141; Co-requisite: ENG-102

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Discuss the history and evolution of American mass media.
  2. Analyze media products.
  3. Explain the effects of media upon the individual, the society and culture.
  4. Define communication terminology and apply this to the communication process.

Employment Opportunities

  • Advertising
  • Editing
  • Newspaper journalism
  • Broadcast journalism
  • Radio broadcasting
  • Audio production
  • Corporate & industrial telecommunications
  • Cable
  • Internet
  • Public relations
  • TV broadcasting & producing
  • Film
  • Social media
  • Digital media

Transfer Opportunities

Students in this program transfer to many institutions including our premier partners:

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Contact Person

Professor Drew Jacobs, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4217
Email: djacobs@camdencc.edu
professorjacobs.weebly.com

Additional information

CIP Code

24.0101

Program Code

COM.AA