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Associate of Science degrees are similar to Associate of Arts degrees in that they are offered by community colleges and require general education classes. They differ in the fact that Associate of Science degrees require elective courses on specialized science subjects.

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Top Associate of Science Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication in USA 2019/2020

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Jefferson State Community College

The mission of the Communications Department is to develop in students a desire for excellence in scholarship, an ability to communicate effectively and an appreciation f ... [+]

Communications Mission Statement

The mission of the Communications Department is to develop in students a desire for excellence in scholarship, an ability to communicate effectively and an appreciation for the humanities. The department endorses the college’s Mission Statement and strives to uphold its commitment to learning.

The department strives to: Meet students’ needs by providing a variety of learning activities to address diverse learning styles. Provide access to instruction through distance learning as well as traditional modes of delivery. Prepare students to continue their education at four-year institutions or to enter the workforce. Offer courses that allow students to upgrade communication skills and knowledge for personal enrichment or for job advancement. Maintain an informed and professional faculty. The Communications Department offers courses in English, mass communications, speech and theatre. These courses are part of the General Education core in our associate and certificate programs. Catalog ... [-]
USA Birmingham Pell City Clanton
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Full-time
60 - 61 hours
Campus
Hawaii Community College

The Creative Media program prepares students for employment in the field of digital media design and production. It provides the necessary education and training to stude ... [+]

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Creative Media program prepares students for employment in the field of digital media design and production. It provides the necessary education and training to students who are seeking entry-level positions as digital media artists and/or transfer to a Baccalaureate granting institution. It provides professionals already in the field with updated technology training.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:

Use technology effectively to create visual artworks. Gather, analyze, and evaluate information visually. Apply knowledge of aesthetics to the needs of the community. Demonstrate professi... [-]
USA Hilo
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Full-time
Part-time
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Santa Fe College

The Associate in Science degree program in Digital Media Technology offers instruction in the theory and practice of digital media to prepare graduates for entry-level jo ... [+]

Program Overview

The Associate in Science degree program in Digital Media Technology offers instruction in the theory and practice of digital media to prepare graduates for entry-level jobs in the expanding field of digital video production.

Admission is competitive. The Digital Media Technology program requires a separate application beyond initial acceptance to Santa Fe College.

Admission is based on faculty rankings of the departmental applications. It is not a requirement that students complete their General Education requirements before applying for admission to Digital Media Technology but we strongly recommend that applicants take classes in the Fine Arts Department before being admitted to Digital Media. Some of these classes may also cover some of their General Education requirements (please contact our department for more information about classes we recommend). Once admitted to Digital Media, students take courses full time in a specific, or lockstep, sequence.... [-]

USA Gainesville
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Polk State College

The Digital Media Technology Program at Polk State College provides students with a strong foundation in digital media that empowers them to adapt and respond to changing ... [+]

The Digital Media Technology Program at Polk State College provides students with a strong foundation in digital media that empowers them to adapt and respond to changing trends in web technologies, graphic design, and audiovisual communication. This program allows students to engage in practical, hands-on, realistic projects using the latest technologies, software, and equipment to produce cutting-edge projects that communicate effectively and persuasively.

Skills Students in the program learn digital media skills and techniques necessary for success. The courses offered represent a comprehensive curriculum that explores artistry, creativity, theories of good design, universal principles, balance, symmetry, lighting, composition, and visual and aesthetic appeal. Students learn communication formats, effective messaging, audiovisual communication, storytelling, interactivity, usability, interface design, marketing concerns, and business principles. Targeted projects and extensive training allows students to increase expertise and improve technical skills for web development, video production, and graphic design. The course curriculum trains participants to work effectively within a team, cope under pressure, communicate well, improve soft skills, and use creative problem solving to exceed the needs of clients or any organization that hires them. Program Options The program offers a 27-credit-hour core and three specializations in Web Production, Graphic Design, and Video Production. Each specialization offers 18-credit hours of course work designed to produce highly-skilled graduates equipped with the necessary expertise to employ multimedia technologies to create desired products and experiences. Additionally, students enroll in 18 credit hours of general education courses including Mathematics, English Composition, Humanities, Social Science, Natural Science and Health. ... [-]
USA Bartow Lake Wales Lakeland Winter Haven  + 1 More
September 2020
Full-time
Campus
North Florida Community College

The Associate in Science Degree in Digital Media / Multimedia Technology prepares students for careers in digital graphic design. Students use a variety of professional l ... [+]

NFCC offers an Associate in Science Degree in Digital Media/Multimedia Technology as well as four Digital Media/Multimedia college credit certificates.

Associate in Science Degree

The Associate in Science Degree in Digital Media / Multimedia Technology prepares students for careers in digital graphic design. Students use a variety of professional level software while learning basic artistic design, computer ethics, webpage development, electronic image editing and optimization, computer animation, basic photography, business concepts, and more. Students learn how to communicate effectively with multimedia in a digital world.

College Credit Certificates

The following are short-term programs that can be completed in one year or less. They are designed to equip students with a skill set for immediate employment or job advancement. All are included in the related Associate in Science Digital Media/Multimedia Technology Degree program and can be used as building blocks toward completing that degree. Each of the certificates is 12 or 15 credit hours comprised of a 6 credit hour program core with additional 6 or 9 credit hours of specialized coursework. Admission requirements are the same as those for degree-seeking college credit programs. Students interested in more than one specialization should consider the A.S. degree program.... [-]

USA Madison
September 2020
Full-time
Campus
Hillsborough Community College

This program prepares students for jobs such as desktop publisher, production designer, electronic publisher, illustrator, multimedia specialist, multimedia presentation ... [+]

This program prepares students for jobs such as desktop publisher, production designer, electronic publisher, illustrator, multimedia specialist, multimedia presentation developer, interface designer, computer graphic designer, and project manager.

General Education Requirements

NOTE: The following general education requirements apply to Game Design, and Development and Multimedia Developer.

ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr. ENC 1102 English Composition II or Social Science General Education - 3 cr. Mathematics General Education (transfer) - 3 cr. Humanities General Education - 3 cr. Social Science General Education - 3 cr.

NOTE: Select either the Game Design and Development program required courses or the Multimedia Developer program required courses to complete the Digital Media/Multimedia Technology degree. Game Design and Development Program Required Courses... [-]

USA Tampa
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
The Los Angeles Film School

Want a broader understanding of film production and evolving media landscapes? With our associate degree program, you’ll learn about all areas of filmmaking in a hands-on ... [+]

Own Your Craft Study Film

Want a broader understanding of film production and evolving media landscapes? With our associate degree program, you’ll learn about all areas of filmmaking in a hands-on environment. Are you ready to get started?

What to Expect

Our conservatory structure allows students to select an industry-focused specialization based on their individual interests. As a student, you’ll be exposed to every stage of production through theory and technical based curriculum.

Our Associate of Science in Film program is 60 credit hours and 18 months in length. Each class is studied exclusively during a four-week period allowing students to focus on one particular subject at a time. Courses include Film History, Digital Editing I & II, Screenwriting I & II, Cinematography I & II, and Production Management! Gear & Software ... [-]
USA Los Angeles
September 2020
Full-time
18 months
Campus
Valencia College

The Film Production Technology Associate in Science (A.S.) degree at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in ... [+]

The Film Production Technology Associate in Science (A.S.) degree at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in the film industry.

Nationally recognized for making students employable, the program provides training for entry-level positions in six major areas of film production: gripping, electrical-lighting, editing, sound, camera and set construction. All classes are hands-on and are taught by professional filmmakers who use their connections to help students find work on film crews, learning alongside professionals on actual film sets. Valencia film students have had a hand in 47 feature films in the last two decades. Each year, Valencia’s Annual Film Celebration showcases the feature-length films that Valencia’s film production students worked on, as well as student-made short films.... [-]

USA Orlando
January 2020
Full-time
2 - 4 years
Campus