Associate in Arts
This Option is for those who plan to pursue a B.A. in mass communications or media studies for an entry-level job in the mass media.
Graduates will be able to:
- Discuss the historical development of media in American society.
- Recognize the increasingly changing media environment in terms of technological, regulatory, economic, legal/ethical, and societal trends and expectations.
- Communicate effectively in both speech and writing, using various formats, information resources, and supporting technology.
In addition to the program-specific outcomes listed above, students completing the Associate degree programs are required to demonstrate proficiency in the General Education learning outcomes described on page 54. Specific outcomes may vary by program; please refer to the program requirements below.