Mid-Career New Media Certificates

Upgrade your career with the latest skills in digital marketing and communications

Add a credential to your resume and a practical set of digital media skills to your career. A two-semester Certificate of Proficiency is available for each track:

  • Digital Journalism
  • Digital Media Production
  • Digital Marketing & Design

Or select courses and electives to meet your personal or business needs.

New Media Program Curriculum

Associate of Applied Science in New Media – 63 credits

General Education Requirements (required for all program tracks) – 21 credits

Course Code Course Title Credits
ENG-121 English Comp I 3
ENG-122 English Comp II 3
COM-115 Public Speaking 3
or COM-125 Interpersonal Communications
MAT-135 - Statistics 3
or MAT-107 Career Math
or MAT-120 Math for the Liberal Arts
JOU-105 Intro to Mass Media 3
History or Political Science Elective 3
Recommend HIS-247 20th Century World History
or POS-205 International Relations
PHI-112 Ethics 3
or PHI-218 Environmental Ethics

New Media Core Courses (required for all tracks) – 24 credits

Course Code Course Title Credits
JOU-225 Internet Media 3
JOU-106 Fundamentals of Reporting 3
BUS-102 Entrepreneurial Operations 3
BUS-120 Intro to E-Commerce 3
MGD-102 Intro to Multimedia 3
MGD-101 Intro to Computer Graphics 3
RTV-278 Electronic Media Portfolio 3
JOU-280 Internship 3

In addition to the General Education and New Media Core courses listed above, students choose one of the following program tracks to complete their degree requirements.

Digital Media Production Track – 18 credits;

Course Code Course Title Credits
FVM-250 Writing for Broadcast Media 3
RTV-210 Audio Mixing 3
RTV-269 Video Field Production 3
MGD-251 Multimedia Motion & Sound 3
RTV-106 Radio Program Production I 3
Elective Choose additional course from approved list of electives 3
Electives List:
MGD-141 Web Design I 3
PHO-XXX (new) New Media Storytelling 3
JOU-121 Photojournalism 3
JOU-215 Publication, Production, and Design 3
CWB-142 Multimedia Authorship 3

Earn a Certificate of Proficiency in Digital Media Production only, without obtaining the AAS degree, by adding the additional credits below to the program track requirements (24 total).

Course Code Course Title Credits
JOU-280 Internship 3
JOU-225 Internet Media 3

Digital Marketing & Design Track – 18 credits

Course Code Course Title Credits
MAR-216 Principles of Marketing 3
MAR-217 E-Commerce Marketing 3
MGD-141 Web Design I 3
CWB-142 Multimedia Authorship 3
PHO-XXX (new course) New Media Storytelling 3
Elective Choose additional course from approved list of electives
Electives List:
FVM-250 Writing for Broadcast Media 3
MGD-241 Web Design II 3
MGD-251 Multimedia Motion & Sound 3
JOU-231 Introduction to Public Relations 3
JOU-111 Principles of Advertising 3
JOU-215 Publication, Production, and Design 3

Earn a Certificate of Proficiency in Digital Marketing & Design only, without obtaining the AAS degree, by adding the additional credits below to the program track requirements (24 total).

Course Code Course Title Credits
JOU-280 Internship 3
JOU-225 Internet Media 3

 

Digital Journalism Track – 18 credits

Course Code Course Title Credits
JOU-121 Photojournalism 3
JOU-102 Intro to Editing for Media 3
JOU-206 Intermediate Newswriting & Editing 3
JOU-215 Publication, Production, and Design 3
JOU-241 Feature and Magazine Article Writing 3
JOU-231 Introduction to Public Relations 3
or JOU-111 Principles of Advertising 3

Earn a Certificate of Proficiency in Digital Journalism only, without obtaining the AAS degree, by adding the additional credits below to the program track requirements (24 total).

Course Code Course Title Credits
JOU-280 Internship 3
JOU-225 Internet Media 3