New Media Journalism Associate in Arts

Media Entertainment Arts seeks to create, improve, expand and strengthen relevant and rigorous academic Programs of Study, in cooperation with local high school, ROP, and community and regional business and industry partners.

By developing sequentially modeled curricula and practicum for media, entertainment, and design industrial arts, Media Entertainment Arts will link current industry skills and foundation Career & Technical Education standards to all aspects of study.

Student Learning Outcome:
Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core skills related to both New Media and Broadcast Journalism. Students learn to put together a news story from writing to final edit for both New Media and Broadcast. Students produce and participate in the bi-weekly live broadcast of Cougar News.

Program Requirements:
Units Required: 27

MEA-110
Writing for Journalism and New Media | 3.0 units
MEA-125
News Reporting and Anchoring | 3.0 units
MEA-210
Intermediate News Reporting/Writing | 3.0 units
MEA-225
News Media Production | 3.0 units
MEA-230
Online Production and New Media Management | 3.0 units
CWE-188MEA
Cooperative Work Experience Education | 1-16 units

Plus one class from the following:

MEA-100
Mass Media and Society | 3.0 units
MEA-103
Exploring Contemporary Television | 3.0 units
COMS-105
Fundamentals of Public Speaking | 3.0 units
OR
COMS-105H
Fundamentals of Public Speaking – Honors | 3.0 units

Plus one class from the following:

MEA-111
Exploring Video Field Production | 2.0 units
MEA-112
Exploring Video Studio Production | 2.0 units

Plus one class from the following:

MEA-119
Announcing and Media Performance | 3.0 units
MEA-120
Introduction to Cinematography | 3.0 units

Plus one class from the following not already taken above:

MEA-100
Mass Media and Society | 3.0 units
MEA-101
Television and Film Media Aesthetics | 3.0 units
MEA-102
History of Animation | 3.0 units
MEA-103
Exploring Contemporary Television | 3.0 units
MEA-106
Introduction to Animation | 3.0 units
MEA-108
Scriptwriting Fundamentals  | 3.0 units
MEA-109
Story Development and Storyboarding | 3.0 units
MEA-111
Exploring Video Field Production | 2.0 units
MEA-112
Exploring Video Studio Production | 2.0 units
MEA-114
Digital Sound Editing | 3.0 units
MEA-116
Film/Video Editing | 3.0 units
MEA-118
Introduction – 2D Digital Animation | 3.0 units
MEA-119
Announcing and Media Performance | 3.0 units
MEA-120
Introduction to Cinematography | 3.0 units
MEA-131
3D Modeling and Surfacing | 3.0 units
MEA-135
Computer Animation and Special Effects | 3.0 units
MEA-155
Basic Audio Production | 3.0 units
MEA-159
Music Production for Film/TV/New Media | 3.0 units
MEA-180
Filmmaking I  | 3.0 units
MEA-206
Digital Video Editing II  | 3.0 units
MEA-215
Photojournalism and News Photography | 3.0 units
MEA-218
Real-time Video Game Animation | 3.0 units
MEA-231
Digital Sculpture | 3.0 units
MEA-232
Character and Prop Design for Animation | 3.0 units
MEA-233
Advanced 2D Digital Animation | 3.0 units
MEA-234
Character Animation | 3.0 units
MEA-235
Visual Effects | 3.0 units
MEA-255
Digital Audio Post-Production | 3.0 units









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