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Digital Mass Media

Courses

Core Courses

  • Basic Digital Photography
  • Audio Production
  • Video Production I
  • Digital Print Production
  • Media Writing
  • Introduction to Website Dynamics
  • Social Media for Business
  • Mass Communications Law
  • Portfolio Production

Choose from a variety of courses to meet your career and transfer needs and interests. Some course interests include, but are not limited to:

  • Video
    • Video Production II
    • Sound for Film and Video
    • Playwriting and Screen Writing
    • Cinematography
    • Film Editing
    • Motion Graphics for Video
    • Survey of Commercial Video
    • Independent Film Production
  • Audio
    • Audio Production II
    • Music Fundamentals
    • Recording Studio I and II
  • Multimedia   
    • Intermediate Digital Photography
    • Motion Graphics for Video I
    • Solo Video Journalism
    • Sound for Film and Video

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Arts (AAA)
Required number of credits: 60
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

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Careers

Positions

Graduates have found work in many environments, including agencies, small businesses, companies, and media outlets working as:

  • Multimedia specialists
  • Videographers
  • Sound technicians
  • Video editors
  • Freelance videographers
  • Camera operators

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Broadcast Technicians and Videographers $18,200 $39,100 $49,500
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians $21,400 $34,400 $40,800
Multimedia Specialists $29,100 $55,600 $68,800
Sound Engineering Technicians $29,500 $48,400 $57,800

Source: 2016 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

Employers

The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
Cedar Falls Utilities Cedar Falls, IA
KWWL Television Waterloo, IA
Pro Video Productions Cedar Rapids, IA

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Contact Us

Student Success Specialist Tiffany Dodd Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1060 Black Hawk Hall 261
Program Advisor Dan Nierling Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1764 Black Hawk Hall 157B
Department Secretary Deb Hacker Email me 319-296-4007 Black Hawk Hall 258
Dean Catharine Freeman Email me 319-296-4041 Black Hawk Hall 258
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