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Communication, Media and Film

You have a passion for telling stories, creating media, arguing a position, and reporting on events; you are a maker! Framing an image, fashioning a story, creating for the web, branding with social media, communicating in innovative ways, and producing visuals come naturally to you. You are creative and driven, and desire to forge a path through the creation of media. Whether communication, film, media, or journalism, you will find a career in the Communication, Media and Film path!


Degrees and Certificates in this Path

URI JAA Related to this Path (JAA Information)
Programs Degree
Communication Studies B.A.
Film Media B.A.
Journalism B.A.
Sports and Media Communication B.A.
RIC JAA Related to this Path (JAA Information)
Programs Degree
Communication: Media; Public and Professional; Public Relations/Advertising; Speech, Language, and Hearing Science B.A.
Four-year program-to-program transfer agreements
Institution Program Degree Type
Bryant University General Studies - New Media Communication B.A. Transfer
Emerson College Various (Guaranteed acceptance with 3.0 GPA or better, and completed associate degree) B.A. Transfer
Johnson & Wales University General Studies - Media and Communication Studies B.S. Transfer
  Liberal Arts - Media & Communication Studies B.S. Transfer

An ASSOCIATE degree from this path helps students begin careers such as:

  • Camera operators: television, video and motion picture
  • Broadcast news analysts
  • Sound engineering technicians
  • Technical directors/managers
  • Program directors
  • Proofreaders and copy markers
  • Audio and video equipment technicians
  • Broadcast technicians

A BACHELOR'S degree enables students to begin careers such as:

  • Radio and television announcers
  • Film and video editors and camera operators
  • Advertising, promotions and marketing managers
  • Multimedia artists and animators
  • Producers and directors
  • Public relations specialists
  • Public relations and fundraising managers
  • Technical writers

Check out the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for more information, including salaries, on a career in Communication, Media and Film.