Communication (COMM) – Community College of Rhode Island

Communication (COMM)

Certificate in New Media Communication (CERT_NMCC)

Student 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 for details.

Media Production
COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE COURSE NOTES CREDITS
COMM 1000 Foundations in Video and Audio Production 4
COMM 1050 Mass Media Foundations 3
COMM 2100 Studio Production   3
COMM 2200 Documentary Production   3
COMM 2300 Video & Media Editing   3

Total Media Production Credits 16

Media Post-Production
COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE COURSE NOTES CREDITS
COMM 1000 Foundations in Video and Audio Production 4
COMM 1050 Mass Media Foundations 3
COMM 2300 Video & Media Editing   3
COMM 2350 Motion Graphics for Media Communication   3
COMM 2400 Production and Distribution Fundamentals   3

Total Media Post-Production Credits 16

Media Studies
COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE COURSE NOTES CREDITS
COMM 1000 Foundations in Video and Audio Production 4
COMM 1050 Mass Media Foundations 3
COMM 2050 Media and Broadcast History   3
ENGL 1210 Introduction to Film   3
ENGL 2210 Special Topics in Film   3

Total Media Studies Credits 16

Media Communication
COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE COURSE NOTES CREDITS
COMM 1000 Foundations in Video and Audio Production 4
COMM 1050 Mass Media Foundations 3
COMM 1100 Public Speaking   3
COMM 1400 Social Media Communication   3
COMM 2000 Media Writing   3

Total Media Communication Credits 16


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Last Updated: 7/30/19