The Associate of Science (AS) degree in Media Studies and Journalism introduces students to multimedia journalism, new media and media production. The program offers students an introduction to a variety of mass media through theory, history, and hands-on production work. Students interested in careers or transfer to programs in journalism, radio, television, social media, broadcasting or public relations are well prepared with an AS degree in Media Studies and Journalism. The program also offers students the opportunity to work with the Student Media Center to get hands-on practicum training by contributing to The Globe student news, RadioSLCC.com, and a variety of student produced TV shows. In addition, the Media Studies and Journalism program is housed at the South City Campus Center for Arts and Media, offering students the most state of the art production facilities of any Utah State Higher Education institution.
Communication is a discipline that teaches vital skills for success in today's society. Good communication skills are highly prized in business, technical, and professional careers, in the community, and in personal relations.
Earning an Associate Degree through the Communication Department of Salt Lake Community College is efficient and provides a smooth transfer into university studies. Classes are taught at many SLCC campuses and online.
Full-time Communication faculty and the Communication advisor are friendly and willing to answer any questions as they help you toward graduation.
We offer an Associate of Science degree with different emphases in Mass Communication and an Associate of Science Degree in Speech Communication. An Associate of Applied Science degree is offered through Career and Technical Education (CTE) using Communication courses.
SCHOOL OF ARTS, COMMUNICATION & MEDIA
Across mediums like film, photography, music, visual art, dance and theatrical performance, communication, design and more, art creates opportunities for connection through storytelling.
The SLCC School of Arts, Communication and Media provides the pathways for you to create and express your narrative, whether you’re seeking to jumpstart your career in the creative industries, compliment your academic schedule with engaging courses, or experience personal enrichment.
Housed in the state-of-the-art Center for Arts and Media at the SLCC South City Campus, the School hosts a diverse array of academic programs offering two-year degrees and certificates, along with a large variety of classes fulfilling General Education requirements. Studying the arts also provides vital critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills that are increasingly sought after by employers.