Award: Certificate in Mass Communications
For more information: Contact Prof. Wayne Hepler,
443-412-2358, email@example.com; or Advising, Career,
and Transfer Services, 443-412-2301.
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This program is designed to prepare students for entry level
employment in the electronic media and includes only those
courses directly related to this field.
Upon successful completion of this program of study, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate media literacy.
- Appraise present-day media content, operation, regulation, impact, and implications.
- Apply current technology to produce or market media content.
- Convey ideas via electronic media.
Mass Communications - Production and Announcing in the Electronic Media Certificate, 30 credits
SOC: 11-1021, 27-2012, 27-3011, 27-3043, 27-4030
Occupations: Gen.Mgr/VP Dir., Producer On-Air Talent
Writer/Author Editor, Camera Operator
Link to O*Net: http://www.onetonline.org/find/
results?s=11-1000 , http://www.onetonline.org/find/
Tuition and Fees: $3720.00
Time to Completion: 2 years
Note: The 2011-2012 Catalog was used to define credits to completion, and program cost.
Program length is calculated based on average 9 credits per semester, assumed the student was college ready and not required to take developmental course(s).
These figures are based on estimations, and do not include any increases that may occur in course materials or credit fees.
For additional information go to: http://www.harford.edu/catalog/pdf/gainful-employment.pdf
Electronic media producers, editors, newscasters and
announcers are employed by television and radio stations,
as well as cable, computer and satellite systems. They shoot
and edit videotape, write commercial copy, anchor news
and sportscasts, and record performing artists, among other
technical and creative endeavors.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts above average
employment growth among the digital media. To this end, the
Mass Communications department is equipped with state-of-the-art Avid digital editing and ProTools audio editing systems,
as well as Sony DVCAM and mini-DV digital cameras.
Average growth is predicted among the traditional electronic
media, for which the department is equipped with WHFC-
91.1 FM, a TV studio and equipment, and limited access to
the remote vehicle and cable channel of the Harford Cable
Certificate holders may expect to face
Students earning a certificate from HCC must complete or demonstrate exemption from the following courses: ENG 003
and ENG 012, or ENG 018; and MATH 001 or MATH 010. See graduation
requirement details in this catalog for further information.