Faculty / Department ChairShawna ShoafSan Juan BuildingRoom 223719-549-3076Shawna.Shoaf@pueblocc.edu
Fremont CampusEric Ingmire 719-296-6105 Eric.Ingmire@pueblocc.edu
The PCC – CSU-Pueblo Transfer Agreement allows AGS Mass Communications graduates to transfer to the Colorado State University - Pueblo Mass Communications department with a junior standing.
Program Start Term: Fall & Spring
Average Class Size: 18-20
Program Length: 4-5 Semesters
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Course Availability: Day, Evening, & Some Online Courses
Program Locations: Pueblo, Fremont
Career InformationBright Outlook. You are encouraged to research growth and average salary within specific areas of interest, as your career opportunities in media and communications have a broad range of specialties to choose from. According to the US Department of Labor the fields of media and communications occupations (radio, broadcast and sound technicians, editors) will have an average 2% growth in jobs over the next five years. While Public Relations Specialist show a 12% growth over the next five years. The average median pay for Public Relations Specialists in the state of Colorado according to careerinfo.net is $25.44 hourly.
Career Options Include:
What Will I LearnThis program teaches you to think critically and develops your skills in news writing, television and radio production, advertising, videography, and web design. Courses provide a solid foundation in these areas through a mixture of lecture and hands-on applications. A fully equipped video control room and a mobile production truck provide students with multi-camera working classrooms. Several non-linear editing suites offer you a diversity of experience in the change field of communications.
Affordable, Small Classes with Transfer Options
Careers in mass communications are highly competitive and PCC offers an affordable way for students to begin their education. The PCC AGS Mass Communications Degree provides you with a two-year foundation of courses designed to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Course work includes a foundation of general education classes with a variety of media courses. Discipline specific courses average 20 students and are taught with industry standard software and equipment.
Our Experienced FacultyInstructors are professionals currently working for local media, broadcast, news organizations, or are entrepreneurs. Many instructors have 20+ years experience in related fields, bringing current and real world experience straight into the classroom for students to glean from.
Our Cutting Edge FacilitiesHands on Learning Employers Demand and You Deserve. The PCC Center for New Media at PCC provides opportunities for hands-on learning through work-study and internships that provide broadcasting experience for events important to Pueblo and surrounding communities.
If you are interested in this degree, you may also want to take a look at the Visual Communications Degree, Digital Media Degree, and the Broadcast Technologies Certificate.