Broadcast Communications

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


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

Select 24-25 credits from the following:


ART*147 Digital Cinematography OR ART*250 Digital Photography3
COM*101 Introduction to Mass Communications3
COM*104 Careers in Media3
+ COM*111 Scriptwriting3
+ COM*116 Publication Workshop OR COM*226 Journalism I3
COM*125 New Media Production3
COM*130 Intro. to Broadcast Communications3
COM*131 Audio Production3
COM*142 Television Production4
COM*179 Performance for Film and Television3
COM*203 Media Aesthetics3
+ COM*228 Broadcast Journalism Workshop3
+ COM*231 Radio Production3
+ COM*264 Advanced Editing Workshop3
+ COM*287 Advanced Media Production3
+ COM*293 Corporate Media Production Practicum3
+ COM*294 Media Arts Workshop- Honors3
+ COM*295 Internship I3
+ COM*296 Internship II3
DGA*110 Computer Graphics3
DGA*182 Digital Video3
MUS*117 Electronic Music3
Total credits:


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.