Printed on 8/1/2021
Associate Degree (AAS)
Part Time and Full Time
Financial Aid Eligible
Time of Day:
Day and Evening
*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.
With this degree, you'll develop expertise in communication and technology. You will use and combine a variety of communication media, including print, audio/visual and Internet. And you’ll gain skills in web graphics, social media, designing and writing web content, technical writing, video and mobile device publishing. The degree includes a professional internship where you’ll put into practice skills you learned in the classroom.
Social Media Manager
Web Content Developer
An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.
Proof of HS Completion
Submit a final, official high school transcript, an original diploma or an official copy of GED/HSED Certification Scores.
Credit Transfer Options
They're your credits. Take them with you!
Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.
- Plan for a communication project
- Create a communication product
- Synthesize text, visual elements, and design in a communication product
- Manage all aspects of a communication project
- Produce a final communication product
The Professional Communications associate degree includes three certificates - [Grant/Proposal Writing](www.fvtc.edu/program/business-management-finance/communications/20-699-2/writing-grant-proposal), [Writing for the Web](www.fvtc.edu/program/business-management-finance/communications/20-699-4/writing-for-the-web) and [Digital Media](www.fvtc.edu/program/business-management-finance/communications/20-699-5/digital-media).
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