2016-2017 Catalog 
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2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Humanities Program, Media Studies Option, A.A.

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Students who wish to transfer to four-year communications degree programs should choose this option. Mass media theory and production courses are coupled with liberal arts. Four-year graduates may enter such positions as television producer/director, corporate communications specialist, media specialist and communication researcher/analyst.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Apply basic concepts about the history, theories, social effects, terminology and aesthetics of communication
  • Apply concepts to the analysis of media content
  • Investigate and synthesize information on topics and questions related to course concepts
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of related video and audio recording and editing equipment


General Education - 45-48 credits

As described in General Education .

Career Studies - 6 credits as follows:

Career Studies - 6 credits from the following:

Elective - 0-3 credits

Total credits required for degree: 60


** Offered Spring Term only

Program Code for registration: HUMED

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Suggested Sequence - Humanities Program A.A. Degree Media Studies Option

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term

Total credits: 15-17

Semester 2 - Spring Term

Total credits: 15-16

Semester 3 - Fall Term

Total credits: 16

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total credits: 12-15

Sequence Notes:

(1) A minimum of 12 credits are required from the Mathematics , Sciences  or Technological Competency  knowledge areas.

(2) One course is required from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area. Students may meet the requirement while simultaneously fulfilling the General Education  requirement for another knowledge area.

Transfer Information

For-additional information on transfer visit the Transfer Resources website at https://www.brookdalecc.edu/transfer-resources/ and University Partnerships.

Degree Audit Information

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