The New Media Communication certificate offers practical training in the foundational skills of video, audio and media production; critical studies; writing and rhetoric. Whether creating content for traditional or new media platforms, students will gain an understanding of how to craft and communicate a message from pre-production through post-production.
Through their participation, students will be prepared to enter various communication and media disciplines as videographers, producers, directors, writers and editors in the following industries: television, radio, new media journalism, the Web and social media management. Students also will develop a solid foundation that prepares them to enter four-year degree programs where they can further refine and develop their talents and skills.
Note: Many courses require prerequisites, corequisites and/or testing. See course descriptions at the back of the catalog for details.