Certificate: 31 credits
Program Contact: Division of Mass Communication, (815) 921-3360
Graduates of this 31-credit Certificate Program are prepared to produce a wide range of media projects including multi-format television programs, commercials, public service announcements, short films, and high-quality audio products.
Certificate graduates can secure jobs such as a Master Control Operator, Production Assistant, Cinematographer, Director, Producer, Editor, Sound Engineer, or Videographer.
Most of the courses in this certificate program have IAI transfer codes. Students are highly encouraged to pursue both an Associate of Arts degree and a Bachelor's degree in order to increase their opportunities for long term employment. Students should consult with the Dean or Academic Chair of the Mass Communication department or an academic advisor.
|COM-130||Intro to Mass Communication||(3)|
|COM-140||Writing for Multimedia||(3)|
|COM-156||Audio Production I||(3)|
|COM-157||Video Production I||(3)|
|COM-251||Film History and Appreciation||(3)|
|COM-252||International History of Film||(3)|
|COM-256||Advanced Audio Production||(3)|
|COM-257||Advanced Video Production||(3)|
|COM-296||Documentary Production, or|
|COM-297||Motion Picture Production||(3)|
|COM-298||Mass Communication Internship||(1)|
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