This certificate program is comprised of 30 credits from the courses listed below. This program is for those students who have earned a degree in another area of study or are working in the field and looking to obtain additional course work in communications as well as professional certification. Each student’s program must be approved by the Broadcast Communications program coordinator.

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Graduation Checklist

Broadcast Commuications Certificate – Graduation Checklist

A Graduation Checklist is a printable list of course requirements you will use when you meet with your academic advisor each semester.  The checklist helps you keep track of your progress from when you first enter MxCC to when you are ready to graduate.


Broadcast Communications by Certificate Requirements

Required Courses

Credits

+ ENG*101 Composition (required)++ 3
+ MATH Elective (required)++ 3
Electives

Select 24-25 credits from the following:

Credits

ART*147 Digital Cinematography OR ART*250 Digital Photography 3
COM*101 Introduction to Mass Communications 3
COM*104 Careers in Media 3
+ COM*111 Scriptwriting 3
+ COM*116 Publication Workshop OR COM*226 Journalism I 3
COM*125 New Media Production 3
COM*130 Intro. to Broadcast Communications 3
COM*131 Audio Production 3
COM*142 Television Production 4
COM*179 Performance for Film and Television 3
COM*203 Media Aesthetics 3
+ COM*228 Broadcast Journalism Workshop 3
+ COM*231 Radio Production 3
+ COM*264 Advanced Editing Workshop 3
+ COM*287 Advanced Media Production 3
+ COM*293 Corporate Media Production Practicum 3
+ COM*294 Media Arts Workshop- Honors 3
+ COM*295 Internship I 3
+ COM*296 Internship II 3
DGA*110 Computer Graphics 3
DGA*182 Digital Video 3
MUS*117 Electronic Music 3
Total credits:
30-31

 

Since there are various types of jobs within the industry, courses selected should be on the basis of employment goals. Advisors will assist students in selection of courses best suited for vocational goals.

+ Math and English are only required courses.

+ This course has a prerequisite.
++ Placement testing is required.