Liberal Arts AA and AS Degrees

Emphasis Area – Media Studies

The Media Studies emphasis area helps to critically examine all types of media, including film, Television, advertising, journalism and digital media to understand how it impacts and is impacted by society.

If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in media studies you should consider taking 12 credit hours from the courses listed below as part of your AA degree in Liberal Arts.

Career Opportunities

The following are some of the career opportunities you can pursue in Media Studies:

  • Public Relations
  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Film or television critic

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