Converged Communications

Media technology and corporate communications

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Converged Communications degree provides students with the culturally diverse foundation needed to build a successful career through advancement in the workplace or to further their education at the graduate level. The program focuses on a converged communications core comprised of persuasive writing, creative communications, public relations, marketing, new media, e-commerce and digital media. This degree is perfect for students who are interested in a communications major but cannot decide between a public relations degree, marketing degree or digital media degree because it encompasses all three.  

Designed to provide a strategic combination of communication technologies to develop skills in writing, new media, marketing, e-commerce and digital media, this program prepares students for communication jobs in editing, technical writing, radio and television technology, public relations, marketing, advertising and corporate communications.

Program Code: T400

120 Credits

School of Business, Professional Studies and Public Safety
Deadlines

Applications submitted by the following dates will receive priority consideration for that effective term:

Fall Term - June 1
Spring Term - October 1
Summer Term - February 1

Email has become the College’s preferred method of communication. Information regarding admissions decisions has transitioned from mail to email, and it will be delivered only to your FSCJ student email account.

Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.

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(904) 646-2300

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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Program/Course Requirements

Students pursuing the degree must complete 120 credit hours, of which 64 hours are lower division courses and 44 hours of upper division courses in the Converged Communications core and an additional 12 hours in one of two concentration areas: Strategic Corporate Communications or Production Media.

The Converged Communications curriculum is challenging, stimulating and, most of all, interactive. All courses in the program provide an emphasis on critical thinking and a broad liberal arts education so students will understand the theories, design, legalities and applications of media communication in society. 

Students are encouraged to speak with an academic advisor when selecting courses. For students applying for Fall Term 2016 or later, a degree plan of study is available that details course requirements and course scheduling. Program worksheets are also available for students to use to track their progression through the degree program.

Career Opportunities

The Converged Communication degree provides opportunities in sectors such as advertising, marketing, public relations, media relations and broadcasting. 
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