Award: Associate of Applied Sciences Degree
For more information: Contact Prof. Wayne Hepler,
443-412-2358, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Advising, Career,
and Transfer Services, 443-412-2301.
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The Mass Communications program is designed to prepare students for entry-level
employment in electronic media and for transfer to four-year
institutions. Emphasis is on electronic media operations, such
as digital production, multimedia writing, and
Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Sciences in Mass Communications degree 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.
Electronic media producers, editors, writers and talent are employed by computer, satellite and cable systems as well as television and radio stations. They shoot
and edit video, write screenplays and 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 and Final Cut digital video and ProTools digital audio editing systems,
as well as Sony, Panasonic, and Cannon 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 access to
the remote vehicle and studio of the Harford Cable
Recommended Course Sequence
* Choose General Electives upon advisement and
according to personal or career interests or to the
requirements of the institution to which transfer
FIELD TRIP STATEMENT
Courses in this program may require field trips.