Associate of Applied Science

Communication Technology AAS

The Communication Technology AAS degree program provides learners with hands-on lessons and exercises to acquire the competences to utilize digital media to plan, design, build, and maintain effective communication through technology. Students obtain the skills necessary to prepare for the IC3 Certification, Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification. Students may also choose to pursue higher educational degrees and/or employment in a communication field of their choice.

 

Occupational Objective:  GIS Technician, Graphic Design, Media Broadcasting, and Web Design.

  • Students will develop the knowledge and skills to plan, design, and create digital communication
  • Demonstrate and maintain effective communication through media technology
  • Utilize maps, interactive charts and graphs to visualize and share their results
  • Students will obtain the skills to pursue entry-level positions in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), graphic design, media arts, and/or web design fields
Related Instruction Requirements
Credits
Communications: (WRIT 101 or WRIT 104) 3
Computer Applications: (CAPP Options) 3
Health: (HLTH Options) 2
Human Relations: (HS 100) 1
Mathematics: (M111 or M 121) 3
Native American Studies: (NASX options) 3
Total General Education credits required for degree 15

 

Communication Technology Program of Study
Credits
CAPP 153 MS PowerPoint 3
CAPP 158 MS Access 3
CSCI 105 Computer Fluency 3
GPHY 151 Principles of GIS 3
GPHY 231 GIS Cartography 3
GPHY 261 GIS Technologies 3
MART 113 Introduction to Video 3
MART 145 Web Design 3
MART 255 Photoshop for Media Arts 3
MART 256 Illustrator: Vector and Layout Design 3
MART 258 Dreamweaver for Media Arts 3
MART 259 Video Editing 3
MART 291 Senior Thesis/Capstone 3
PHOT 184 Digital Photography 3
Total Program of Study credits required for degree 45
Total credits required for degree 60

 

*Program Requirements Based On FPCC Courses-All Transfer Students (credits) Will Be Evaluated On An Individual Basis