May 26, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Map: Digital Media AAS, Broadcast Production Specialist Concentration


The Digital Media Associate in Applied Science  degree consists of two elective areas areas of concentration - Graphic Design Specialist and Broadcast Production Specialist.  To guide you in making course selections that correspond to your career goals, this program map provides suggested course sequences for full-time students for the Broadcast Production Specialist Concentration.  A separate program map is provided for the Graphic Design Specialist Concentration.  You should see an academic advisor to create a customized program map that works for you.  To earn the Associate in Applied Science degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 (‘C’) as a minimum on all coursework required for the degree.

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion. 

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
COMM 1113 - Public Speaking   3
CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications   3
ENGL 1083 - Grammar and Mechanics   3
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
MATH 1454 - Technical Mathematics  or other General Education Math course 4
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteeer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
English elective.  Select one course from the following:
ENGL 1213 - Composition II  
ENGL 2333 - Technical/Professional Writing  
ENGL 2343 - Business Communication I  
3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
JRMC 1103 - Introduction to Broadcasting   3
JRMC 1113 - Writing for the Mass Media   3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Visit Career Services by your 20th credit hour to explore career opportunities associated with this degree.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
DGMD 2333 - Digital Video I/Final Cut Pro   3
JRMC 1123 - News Writing and Reporting   3
JRMC 2143 - Studio Production   3
JRMC 2173 - Advanced Broadcasting   3
JRMC 2573 - Videography   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • Visit Career Services to build your resume.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
JRMC 1613 - Radio Production   3
JRMC 2433 - Field Production   3
JRMC 2973 - Journalism and Mass Communications Internship I   3
Electives.  Six (6) credit hours are required.  The following courses are recommended:
DGMD 1113 - Adobe Photoshop  
DGMD 1223 - Digital Photography  
DGMD 2303 - Adobe Audition  
JRMC 2633 - Radio Announcing  
6
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status. 
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.