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Mass Communications/ Print Media Specialization-Certificate

MASS COMMUNICATIONS/ PRINT 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 Outcomes (SLO)
  • Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to gather information, write, and edit copy that demonstrates an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of the student press to the community it serves for use in the print school newspaper.
  • Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to gather information, write, and edit copy that demonstrates an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of the student press to the community it serves for use in the digital school newspaper.
  • Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student will be able to write a general interest article or story to be published in the college magazine for a student audience.
  • 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 that demonstrates effective interviewing and note-taking techniques.

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

Advising Sheet: Mass Comm-Print Media Certificate of Achievement 18-19