Media Courses | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Explore the World of Media


Learn more about the Media by participating in Graphic Design, Journalism, Film Studies, Video Production, Photography, or Mass Communications courses.

 

A student can choose between a graphic design or journalism emphasis.

Graphic Design Emphasis:

ART 1313 Design I
ART 2833 Video Production/Editing
ART 2863 Digital Photography


 Journalism:

 ART 1313 Design I

ART 2833 Video Production/Editing
ART 2863 Digital Photography

First Semester: Suggested Course Sequence

ENGL 1013 Composition I
ART 1313 Design I
JOUR 1023 Intro to Mass Communications
COMM 1003 Film Arts OR JOUR 1053 Fundamentals of Journalism
ART 2863 Digital Photography  OR MUSI 1903 Studio Music Recording I
JOUR 1061 Student Newspaper Lab OR JOUR 2061 Newspaper Layout and Design


Second Semester: Suggested Course Sequence

MATH 1003 Survey of Technical Math OR MTCM 1003 Comm and Math for Workforce AND MATH 1001 Special Topics Surv Tech Math
ART 2833 Video Production/Editing
ART 2363 Graphic Design I
JOUR 2163 Journalism Internship OR ART 2953 Graphic Design Internship

Choose one not previously taken:

JOUR 1061 Student Newspaper Lab
JOUR 2061 Newspaper Layout and Design

Choose one not previously taken:

ART 2863 Digital Photography
MUSI 1903 Studio Music Recording I
COMM 1003 Film Arts

Those who pursue an education in Media may find job opportunities in the following areas:
  • TV Newsroom
  • News or Magazine Outlet (print or online)
  • Website Editing and Content Building