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2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Communication Media, Certificate Of Technical Studies


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Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Certificate of Technical Studies in Communication Media will have demonstrated:

  1. skills required for entry-level employment and performance in media-related services; and
  2. skills to comprehend and evaluate information related to the area of communication.

Gainful Employment:

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Required Courses for the Certificate of Technical Studies in Communication Media:

First Semester: 15 Hours


  • COMM 170:Introduction to Mass Media Credit Hours: 3
  • Approved COMM Course Credit Hours: 3 *
  • Approved COMM Course Credit Hours: 3 *
  • Approved COMM Course Credit Hours: 3 *
  • Approved COMM Course Credit Hours: 3 *

Second Semester: 15 Hours


  • Approved COMM Course Credit Hours: 3 *
  • Approved COMM Course Credit Hours: 3 *
  • Approved COMM Course Credit Hours: 3 *
  • Approved COMM Course Credit Hours: 3 *
  • Approved COMM Course Credit Hours: 3 *

Total Credit Hours: 30


Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course.

Students must make a “C” or higher in all courses which satisfy graduation requirements in order to receive the Certificate of Technical Studies in Communication Media from BPCC.

Students must meet the general education competencies for the academic certificate: place out of READ 099 ; place into ENGL 101 ; and place into MATH 099  as documented by ACT, placement tests, or course completion.

*The student must select from the following courses in Communication Media: COMM 102 , COMM 103 , COMM 105 , COMM 107 , COMM 108 , COMM 130 , COMM 160 , COMM 162 , COMM 163 , COMM 164 , COMM 175 , COMM 201 , COMM 202 , COMM 203 , COMM 204 , COMM 205 , COMM 207 , COMM 209 , COMM 210 , COMM 211 , COMM 212 , COMM 213 , COMM 215 , COMM 216 , COMM 218 , COMM 219 , COMM 220 , COMM 221 , COMM 222 , COMM 223 , COMM 225 , COMM 228 , COMM 236 , COMM 239 , COMM 240 , COMM 246 , COMM 250 , COMM 251 , COMM 256 , COMM 257 , COMM 258 , COMM 259 , COMM 260 , COMM 267 , COMM 280 , COMM 281 , COMM 282 , COMM 283 , COMM 290 , COMM 291 , COMM 292 , COMM 294 , COMM 295 , COMM 297 , COMM 298  or COMM 299  

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