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Mass Communication

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Mass Communication - AA

Degrees:
Associate of Arts

Mass Communication
Associate of Arts
This program is designed for the student intending to transfer to a senior institution to complete a baccalaureate degree. The curriculum offers an emphasis in Public Relations & Marketing, Multimedia Journalism, or Multimedia Production. Students in the Public Relations & Marketing emphasis complete more design oriented courses. Students in the Multimedia Journalism emphasis complete more writing courses. Students in the Multimedia Production emphasis complete more applied study courses. Separate curricula are provided as guidelines.

RECOMMENDED COURSES
The following are recommended courses for this major only. Students must still meet all requirements for the Associate of Arts degree in order to graduate from
Highland Community College. For more information, please see your student advisor.

Public Relations/Marketing (PRM) - Western Illinois University transfer information
MCOM 110 Introduction to Mass Communication 3
MCOM 120 Introduction to Video Production – Field 3
MCOM 220 Introduction to Public Relations 3
ART 118 Graphic Design I 3
ART 218 Graphic Design II 3
ART 228 Graphic Design III 3

Multimedia Journalism (MMJ) - Western Illinois University transfer information
MCOM 110 Introduction to Mass Communication 3
MCOM 120 Introduction to Video Production – Field 3
MCOM 131 Journalism Practicum 3
MCOM 231 News Reporting 3
MCOM 232 News Editing 3
INFT 250 Dreamweaver 3

Multimedia Production (PRO) - Western Illinois University transfer information
MCOM 110 Introduction to Mass Communication 3
MCOM 120 Introduction to Video Production – Field 3
MCOM 205 Film History & Appreciation 3
MUS 153 Introduction to Audio Production 3
ART 201 Introduction to Photography 3
INFT 260 Computer Animation 3

2+2 Transfer Agreement for a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcasting from WIU

Broadcasting - Production

Broadcasting - News Performance

Broadcasting - Sports Broadcasting

 

Our Mass Communication Faculty:

Kate Perkins

Jim Yeager

 

Scholarship Opportunities:

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