Media Studies

Associate in Applied Science

Media Studies

This degree serves students who seek a career in media production. Strong emphasis is given to the planning and production of various types of digital media such as: audio, video, graphics, Web pages, Web sites, and photographs, while building a strong foundation in reading and writing. Students will explore a variety of career choices including radio, television, and Web and graphic design. Upon graduation, employment opportunities may include production assistant, Webmaster, and creative services positions at various media outlets including newspapers, magazines, and radio and television stations.

For additional program information, please contact faculty advisor, Bojan Zilovic, at (609) 343-4959/ bzilovic@atlantic.edu  or Svetlana Marzelli, at (609) 343-5017/ smarzell@atlantic.edu.

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Upon Completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Prepare a pre-production plan;
  • Produce multimedia content;
  • Evaluate a production process;
  • Develop web pages;
  • Design graphic materials;
  • Create and edit audio content;
  • Create and edit video content.
Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES - 20 credits
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.
Communication (6 credits)  
    ENGL101-Composition I
3
    ENGL230-Technical Writing
3
Mathematics-Science-Technology (11 credits)  
    MATH121 or MATH220
4
    General Education Science course
4
    CISM125-Introduction to Computers
3
Social Science (3 credits)  
   GOVT110-American National Government
3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
20
PROGRAM COURSES - 40 credits  
   ARTS116-Graphic Design
3
   AVIT140-Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations-Mult-Rotor
3
   BUSN202-Principles of Marketing 3
   COMM104-Introduction to Public Relations
3
   COMM120-Public Speaking 3
   ENGL220-Creative Writing I
3
   TCOM127-Web Technologies 3
   TVRF103-Digital Video Production I 3
   TVRF130-Visual Communication 3
   TVRF180-Audio Production I 3
   TVRF203-Digital Video Production II 3
   TVRF263-Aerial Video Production 1
   TVRF280-Audio Production II 3
Program Electives (3 credits)  

Choose:  TVRF295-Media Studies Cooperative Education OR

              CISM162-Microcomputer Applications Using Microsoft Excel

3
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
40
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE
60
(NMED) Effective   Fall 2019  

Recommended sequence of courses:

First Semester  (15 credits)

ENGL101

Composition I

3

CISM125

Introduction to Computers

3

TCOM127

Web Technologies

3

TVRF103

Digital Video Production I

3

TVRF180

Audio Production I

3

Second Semester (15 credits)

ARTS116

Graphic Design

3

ENGL230

Technical Writing

3

GOVT110

American National Government

3

TVRF130

Visual Communication

3

TVRF203

Digital Video Production II

3

Third Semester (17 credits)

COMM104

Introduction to Public Relations

3

ENGL220

Creative Writing I

3

Gen Ed

Science course

4

Choose

MATH121 or MATH220

4

AVIT140

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations-Multi-Rotor

3

Fourth Semester (13 credits)

BUSN202

Principles of Marketing

3

COMM120

Public Speaking

3

TVRF263

Aerial Video Production

1

TVRF280

Audio Production II

3

Choose

TVRF295 or CISM162

3