MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS A.S.
CONCENTRATIONS IN THE DISCIPLINE

These concentration are designed for students who wish to emphasize experience in a particular field of media communications. Concentrations are not majors, and are not required to complete a degree.

REQUIREMENTS

Students must consult with an academic advisor before scheduling these courses. These concentrations are designed to fulfill elective requirements within the Media Production Degree. They are only open to students enrolled in the Media Production degree program.

PUBLIC RELATIONS

This concentration prepares students for opportunities in the growing field of Public Relations. Public Relations is unique in its combination of skills in written and oral communication, media and social media, and relationship building. This concentration will enable students to gain expertise for both employment and transfer opportunities.

Concentration in Public Relations requirements in the Media Communications program
COURSES CREDIT HOURS
COMM 120 Public Relations 3
COMM 250 PR Cases and Analysis 3
ENGL 217 Media Writing 3
ENGL 220 Interpersonal Communications 3
SOC/TELC 255 Impact of Social Media 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 15

SOCIAL MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS

This concentration is designed to prepare students for the many new opportunities as social media communications specialists at mainstream and new media companies. This concentration will enable students to gain expertise for both employment and transfer opportunities.

Concentration in Social Media Communications requirements in the Media Communications program
COURSES CREDIT HOURS
ART 252 Photoshop 3
BUS 235 Social Media Analytics 3
ENGL 217 Media Writing 3
SOC/TELC 255 Impact of Social Media 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 12