Communication & Media Studies - Digital Communication, BAS
TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
Once you have decided to pursue this degree, you will be assigned
to an advisor who is an expert in the communications and media field you
wish to pursue. The advisor can help you choose classes, plan for transfer
to the four-year program after you finish your associates degree, and
help you track your academic map toward a graduate degree.
Students will have an opportunity for internships at WPKM and at a variety of local radio and television stations as they develop skills throughout the program.
Reaching a listening population of over 170,000 residences, the college
radio station offers a variety of musical genres, news/talk and sports shows as well as 24/7 online streaming. Students have opportunities in digital production and announcing; post-production digital audio editing and operation of recording studio equipment.
General Education Courses
To ensure breadth and depth as students meet these broad education goals, the curriculum focuses on six academic “strands.”
* * Serves technical and professional degree programs specific to WVU Parkersburg. Does not transfer to WVU as General Education (March 2018).
BUSINESS ELECTIVES: Business electives may be chosen from courses with the following prefixes: ACCT, BTEC, ECON, ENT, FIN, GBUS, MGMT, MKTG, or STEM 420. For assistance in choosing electives please see your adacemic advisor. Lower division business elective may include CMS 117, 217, 220, or 230. For the MKTG upper division electives you may chhose from CMS 371, 360, 410, 425, 439.