Mass Communication

Associate in Applied Science

Prescribed Technical Program47
General Education15
Digital Literacy
Total Degree Credits62
Prescribed Technical Program Requirements
ART 181Digital Image and Output3
ART 182Graphic Design I3
COMM 112Understanding Media and Social Change3
COMM 200Introduction to Media Writing3
COMM 206Digital Communication Fundamentals3
COMM 212Interpersonal Communication3
COMM 213Publications3
COMM 218Public Relations Principles3
COMM 224Social Media Foundations3
COMM 225Introduction to Audio Production3
COMM 244Reporting and Feature Writing3
COMM 270Basic Video Production3
COMM 272Advanced Video Production3
COMM 275Communication Capstone1
COMM 281Reporting and Editing: Mystician (2 semesters) 12
COMM 283Video Lab: MystiCast 11
COMM 284Radio Lab: The MYX 11
COMM 297Cooperative Education/Internship3
Total Credits47
General Education Requirements
Arts & Humanities/Social & Behavioral Sciences
Select one of the following recommended courses:3
United States to 1877
Principles of Microeconomics
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Written or Oral Communications
ENGL 110College Composition I3
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
College Composition II
Introduction to Professional Writing
Business, Math, Science, & Technology
Select two of the following recommended courses (Two areas of study):6
Introduction to Computers 2
Math in Society
Applied Algebra
Total Credits15
Digital Literacy Requirements
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Computers 2
Principles of Information Security 2
BSC Approved Training Course
NDUS Institution Approved Training Course
NDUS Institution Designated Digital Literacy Course
With permission, other classes may be considered for the Electives. Considerations need approval from the advisor and assistant dean. 

Repeatable up to 4 credits.


CSCI 101, CIS 147 or courses transferred in from another NDUS Institution that are listed as both general education and digital literacy may satisfy both requirements upon successful completion.