Oct 20, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College 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  or COMM 2103 - Interpersonal Communication   3
CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications   3
MCOM 1103 - Introduction to Broadcasting    3
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
MATH 1454 - Technical Mathematics  or other General Education Math course 4
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • Check the 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 and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteer 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
DGMD 1113 - Adobe Photoshop    3
MCOM 1113 - Writing for the Mass Media   3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check the 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 and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • 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
DGMD 1223 - Digital Photography    3
MUSC 1053 - Recording Studio Techniques I    3
MCOM 2023 - Electronic Communication    3
MCOM 2573 - Videography   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check the 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 and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office 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
MCOM 2173 - Advanced Broadcasting    3
DGMD 2353 - Adobe Premiere    3
MCOM 2973 - Mass Communication Internship I   3
DGMD 2303 - Adobe Audition    3
MCOM 2123 - News Writing and Reporting   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check the 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 and complete 67% of the courses attempted.  Review your Financial Aid Dashboard or visit the Financial Aid Office to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.