Mass communication is the study of how individuals and entities relay information through mass media to large segments of the population. This encompasses not only newspaper, magazine, and book publishing, but also radio, television and film, online media, blogs, social media sites, and other new media used to disseminate information, entertainment, news and advertising.
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This is a pathway program. The AA degree pathway is designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year institutions by providing them with the necessary general education credits and elective courses. Earning an Associate of Arts (AA) degree at MDC guarantees admission into one of the state's public universities where students can complete a bachelor's degree. An advisor will work with you to determine which elective courses will lay the best foundation for your selected major and continued studies.
Our students often gain entry level positions with local media agencies and transfer to top four year institutions nationwide. Graduates will be awarded with an Associate's Degree in Arts. Graduates of this program may find employment in a number of areas such as: