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2023-2024 College Catalog 
  
2023-2024 College Catalog

New Media Communication, A.A.S.


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This program is designed to prepare students for career entry in the fields of multimedia design and production and desktop/electronic publishing. The course of study is interdisciplinary in nature, integrating specialized knowledge and skills from three academic areas at Sussex County Community College: computer information systems, communications, and graphic design.

The objectives of this program are to:

  • Identify and analyze effective models of communication.
  • Apply basic design and computer graphics concepts to create visually aesthetic multimedia presentations.
  • Use vendor-supplied multimedia materials for the development of presentation documents.
  • Design and produce original interactive multimedia presentations or courseware modules using advanced-level authoring tools and intermediate computer-based production software.
  • Apply the presentation planning process, including audience assessment, identification of objectives, and determination of production budget and scheduling.
  • Write scripts for multimedia presentations.
  • Communicate effectively with both media specialists and non-technical clients.
  • Work effectively as members of a design and production team.

First Year


Total Semester Hours: 15


Winter Session


Spring Semester


Total Semester Hours: 15


Summer Session


Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Semester Hours: 15


Winter Session


Spring Semester


Total Semester Hours: 15


Summer Session


Total Program Hours: 60


Science General Education Courses (Recommended)


Recommended courses listed below but student can also choose from the list of approved General Education  courses in the College catalog.

Humanities or Social Science General Education Courses


Choose from the list of approved General Education  courses in the College catalog.

Developmental Courses


Students may need to first take some developmental courses  that are designed to prepare students for the college-level coursework in their academic plan. This may add to the students’ completion time. The number of credits students take each semester will determine when the student will complete his/her program of study.

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