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BS in Media Communications

Students who want to seek work in various forms of entertainment media will need to become skilled communicators. They could hone their abilities in programs such as the Bachelor of Science in Media Communications. Details about this Full Sail University program immediately follow.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Media Communications

School Offering Program:

Full Sail University

Degree Level:

Bachelor of Science

Program Description:

Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Media Communications program was created to educate aspiring media and entertainment professionals. Students who enroll in the undergraduate program could expand their knowledge of graphic and Web design as well as their creative project management and animation skills. They might also become proficient in writing marketing plans and in recording and editing digital sound. The program's areas of focus include trans-media storytelling, new media tools, video and digital audio production, and visual and written communication.

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based

Program Length / Total Credits Required:

120 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal grants; military aid; and federal, state, and private lending programs.

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Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Media Communications:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Full Sail University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses

  • MCM 3771: Animation & Storytelling (4 credits)
  • MCM 4911: Career Development Skills: Media Communications (4 credits)
  • MCM 3231: Digital Audio Applications (4 credits)
  • DGL 101: Digital Literacy (4 credits)
  • MCM 3011: Digital Video & Editing Principles (4 credits)
  • MCM 2855: Graphic Design & Communications (4 credits)
  • MCM 1001: Introduction to Media Communications & Technologies (4 credits)
  • MCM 4821: Media Anthropology (4 credits)
  • MCM 4231: Media Communications & Public Relations (4 credits)
  • MCM 1099: Media Communications Portfolio Project 1 (2 credits)
  • MCM 2099: Media Communications Portfolio Project 2 (2 credits)
  • MCM 3099: Media Communications Portfolio Project 3 (2 credits)
  • MCM 4099: Media Communications Portfolio Project 4 (2 credits)
  • MCM 2313: Media Communications Project Management (4 credits)
  • MCM 4441: Media Entrepreneurship (4 credits)
  • MCM 4353: Media Law & Telecommunications Policies (4 credits)
  • MCM 4111: Media Psychology (4 credits)
  • MCM 4613: Media Publishing & Distribution (4 credits)
  • MCM 3823: New Media Journalism & Communications (4 credits)
  • MCM 1203: New Media Tools (4 credits)
  • MCM 3522: Principles of the Gaming Industry (4 credits)
  • MCM 2651: Research in Media Communications (4 credits)
  • MCM 1401: Theories of Communications & Aesthetics (4 credits)
  • MCM 3415: Web Design Principles & Practices (4 credits)

General Education Courses

  • ART 2007: Art History (4 credits)
  • CPS 1006: Behavioral Science (4 credits)
  • MGF 1213: College Mathematics (4 credits)
  • ENC 1101: English Composition I (4 credits)
  • ENC 1102: English Composition II (4 credits)
  • PHY 1030: Fundamentals of Physical Science (4 credits)
  • COM 3109: Professional Communication & Presentation English Composition I (4 credits)
  • ENC 2110: Technical Writing (4 credits)

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Media Communications program who wish to further develop their knowledge might also pursue graduate study. In doing so, they might expand their communications and digital media competencies or prepare to pursue academic teaching careers in these areas. Potential higher education options might include the following:

  • Master of Arts in Media Studies
  • Master of Arts in Communication
  • Master of Arts in Media and Communications

Career Paths:

Through the study of topics such as media technologies and the theories of communication and aesthetics, program graduates could have learned creative methods of conveying information to their target audiences. Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Media Communications program, graduates might to on to compete for positions as:

  • Corporate communication specialists
  • Brand journalists
  • Content developers
  • Editors
  • Project managers
  • Event planners
  • Proofreaders
  • Public relations specialists
  • Photojournalists
  • Copywriters

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