Telecommunication

Program Information

Program Code: 
TELEC.AA...
Degree Type: 
Associate in Arts
Year Established: 
2004
Contact: 
Humanities - (313) 845-9634 - humanities@hfcc.edu
Description: 

The Associate in Arts degree in Telecommunication is designed for the student interested in the career areas of advertising, public relations, journalism, and program production for radio, television, film, and multimedia. Both classroom academic knowledge and creative skills are combined with real-world assignments and experience so as to provide a solid foundation for the completion of a four-year mass communication degree at a transfer institution.

Career Opportunities: 
  • Management: Producer, Director, or Promotions Coordinator
  • Production: Writer, Director, Camera Operator, or Audio/Video Editor
  • Talent: Announcer, Broadcast Journalist, or Performer

Transfer Information

Transfer Options/Requirements: 

The College has articulation agreements and/or transfer guides to help students who want to transfer to other institutions once they have completed their studies at HFCC.   Articulation agreements ensure that graduates from HFCC can transfer to another institution and work towards a bachelor's degree without a loss of coursework completed at HFCC.  Transfer guides denote the transferability of HFCC coursework toward specific degree programs at other institutions. It is important that students who intend to transfer to another institution consult the appropriate articulation agreements and/or transfer guides to ensure the transferability of the courses they take to the institution they plan to attend. Articulation agreements and transfer guides are available in the University Transfer, Advising, and Career Counseling Center (313-845-9612, counseling@hfcc.edu, Learning Resource Center). Some of the institutions students enrolled in this program frequently transfer to include:

  • Davenport University
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Siena Heights University
  • University of Michigan - Dearborn

Program Requirements

Minimum Number Of Credits To Graduate: 
60 (Including Options/Electives)

Required Support Courses

Complete one of the following courses:
Complete 6 credit hours of Business area course
requirements from courses with the following course prefixes:*
BAC, BBA, BCA, BCO, BEC, BFN, BLW, BMA, LGA, and/or MGT.

Degree-Specific Requirements

Degree-Specific Requirements: 

Students must also complete the specific degree requirements for the Associate in Arts Degree. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Associate in Arts Degree Requirements when applicable. Developmental courses (developmental courses are those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.

General Education

General Education: 

Students must also complete the General Education requirements of the College. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses, as well as courses used to fulfill requirements of the Associate in Arts degree, may also be used to fulfill General Education when applicable.

Requirements are Subject to Change

The information represented here is for the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the Program Evaluation section of WebAdvisor.