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The integrated media emphasis teaches students to be culturally aware, socially engaged, media makers and problem solvers with advanced communication skills for an array of careers in the areas of media production, marketing, public relations, multimedia journalism, church media, and others.

Highlights

  • Through the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), students choosing this emphasis have the opportunity to spend a semester studying at the Los Angeles Film Studies Center.

Career opportunities

The integrated media emphasis will provide you with a valuable introduction to journalism, literature, digital production and film, and prepares you for internships and careers in various ever-growing media fields.

Transferring to Fresno Pacific

Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Information

1. Communication Studies (AA-T) to Communication: Integrated Media Emphasis, B.A.

BA courses fulfilled through ADT:

  • All lower-division General Education requirements fulfilled
  • BA major has no lower-division major or co-requisite courses that could be fulfilled by the ADT.
  • This program is offered as daytime traditional

ADT Guarantee is the completion of BA/BS degree in 68 units.

2. Journalism (AA-T) to Communication: Integrated Media Emphasis, B.A.

BA courses fulfilled through ADT:

  • All lower-division General Education requirements fulfilled
  • BA major has no lower-division major or co-requisite courses that could be fulfilled by the ADT.
  • This program is offered as daytime traditional

ADT Guarantee is the completion of BA/BS degree in 68 units.

3. Film, Television and Electronic Media (AA-T) to Communication: Integrated Media Emphasis, B.A.

BA courses fulfilled through ADT:

  • All lower-division General Education requirements fulfilled
  • BA major has no lower-division major or co-requisite courses that could be fulfilled by the ADT.
  • This program is offered as daytime traditional

ADT Guarantee is the completion of BA/BS degree in 68 units.

Course listing

Note: Emphasis courses are additional courses that are to be completed alongside the general education and parent program requirements as dictated by the Fresno Pacific University catalog. Please review the course requirements for baccalaureate programs and the general education summary in the Undergraduate Academic Catalog.

Core Courses (21 Units)

CodeTitleUnits
COM 350Visual Rhetoric3
COM 400Intercultural Communication3
COM 410Media and Society3
COM 450Communication Theory3
COM 455Philosophy of Language3
COM 460Projects in Communication3
COM 480Narrative3

Media Studies Courses (6 Units)

Choose one

CodeTitleUnits
COM 330Writing and Reading Journalism3
COM 346Scriptwriting3

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CodeTitleUnits
COM 375Documentary Studies3
COM 380Film Studies3
LIT 449Literature and Film3

Marketing Courses (6 Units)

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CodeTitleUnits
MKT 300Principles of Marketing3
MKT 307Advertising and Promotion3

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CodeTitleUnits
MKT 303Market Research3
MKT 305Consumer Behavior3
MKT 316Sales Management3

Media Production & Design Courses (9 Units)

CodeTitleUnits
ART 230Basic Graphic Design3
COM 355Digital Video Production I3

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CodeTitleUnits
ART 315Photography II3
ART 430Advanced Graphic Design3
COM 360Digital Video Production II3
COM 370Audio Production3
COM 385Cinematography: Visual Story Telling3
COM 390UI/UX Web Design3
CSSE 112Survey of Computer Science3
THTR 350Acting3
THTR 360Directing and Staging Texts3

Experiential Learning Courses (4 Units)

2 units of Communication internship (the course is repeatable for 1-3 units)

CodeTitleUnits
COM 496Communication Internship1 - 3

2 units of practicum, study abroad, service learning, and/or other experiences

CodeTitleUnits
COM 155Journalism Practicum1 - 2
COM 325Journalism Practicum1 - 2
COM 165Media Practicum1 - 2
COM 365Media Practicum1 - 2
LIT 496Literature Internship1 - 3
THTR 110Drama Practicum1
THTR 310Drama Practicum1
THTR 115Drama Practicum: The Company2
THTR 315Drama Practicum: The Company2
 Study Abroad 
 Service Learning 
 Other Approved Experience 

Program director

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Eleanor Nickel, Ph.D.

Professor, Program Director, English