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Mass Communications/ Mass Media Specialization-Certificate

MASS COMMUNICATIONS/MASS MEDIA SPECIALIZATION

Certificate of ACHIEVEMENT

The Mass Communications Certificate is designed to provide a general technical background which will enable the student to make intelligent and realistic career decisions in mass communications, to provide a broad background which will afford the currently employed student an opportunity for upward mobility or career advancement; to provide a program to meet both the entry-level and skill-upgrading needs of the local mass communications industry.

Student Learning Outcome (SLO)
  • Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to write a news story that demonstrates effective interviewing and note-taking techniques.
  • Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to take press photos, print the photos, and prepare the composition of the photos for publication.
  • Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to write a news story of a particular length that can be produced on the air for an allotted time slot.
  • Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the broad area of the history, theory, aesthetic principles, and techniques used in motion pictures.

To acquire a Certificate of Achievement in Mass Communications/Mass Media Specialization, it is necessary to complete the following

Advising Sheet: Mass Comm-Mass Media Certificate of Achievement18-19