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Media and Communication, B.A.

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The Media and Communication major has been designed to reflect the enormous change that has occurred in the communication industry. Advances in digital communication and the World Wide Web have created a wide range of opportunities for students interested in working as multi-media communicators. The Media and Communication program has been tailored to provide students with a curriculum that includes digital video production, digital photography, web design and writing across the converging mediums of print, Web and broadcast. This major is for the student who is a creative, hands-on learner with an artistic spirit and an entrepreneurial spark. The range of skills that students will learn in the Media and Communication program will give them a significant edge when they enter the digital workplace. The major prepares students for jobs as news writers, reporters and photographers, as well as, corporate communicators, educators, entrepreneurs and highly-trained candidates for graduate education.

The total number of credits required for graduation with a degree in English as a major in Media and Communication is 125, which includes 4 credits for completion of the Experiential Learning Program.

The Experiential Learning Program (ExLP) at Delaware Valley College is a graduation requirement for all full-time undergraduate students. Students can choose from multiple experiential learning activities and will earn 4 credits for the ExLP depending on their major’s program requirements.

Minimum requirements:

  • Full-time undergraduate students must complete a minimum of two experiential learning activities with at least one for academic credit.
  • Students must have completed 27 credits to enroll in Experiential Learning Activities.
  • All students must complete an introductory course prior to enrolling in any Experiential Learning Activities.

Students must consult with their Department Chair for specific major requirements to complete the Experiential Learning Program.

Recommended Course Sequence

First Year

First Term I 16 Credits

Second Term I 16 Credits

Second Year

Third Term I 15.5 Credits

Fourth Term I 15 Credits

Third Year

Fifth Term I 15.5 Credits

Sixth Term I 15.5 Credits

Fourth Year

Seventh Term I 15 Credits

Eighth Term I 15.5 Credits

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