BCC: Media Studies Transfer Advising Guide

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Humanities Program, Media Studies (A.A.) from Brookdale Community College to Digital Media: Film, TV & Radio (B.A.) at Rider University

Humanities Option, Media Studies, A.A. 
Digital Media: Film, TV & Radio B.A. (120 Credits)
COMM   101    Communication Credits 3 LAS   Elective 3
Math/Science/Tech. Competency Credits 1   Suggest:
COMP     129    Information Technology
3/4 CIS      185    Information Systems Essentials 3
ENGL     121     English Comp. :The Writing Process 3 CMP    120    Expository Writing 3
Humanities Credits   3 LAS Elective 3
Mathematics’ Credits 1   Suggest:
MATH    137    Finite Mathematics  OR
MATH    136    Mathematics for the Liberal Arts
3/4 MTH    102    Finite Mathematics 3
  15/17   15
COMM   102    Communication Media Credits 3 COM    105    Communication, Culture & Media 3
ENGL     122    English Composition: Writing & Research 3 CMP     125    Research Writing 3
Mathematics or Science Credits 1 3/4 Mathematics or Science Credits 3
History Credits   Suggest:
HIST       105    World Civilization I
3 HIS       150    World History to 1500 3
Social Science Credits   Suggest:
SOCI       101    Principles of Sociology
3 SOC      101    Sociological Imagination 3
  15/16   15
Career Studies Credits   Suggest:
JOUR      101     Introduction to Journalism
3 COM     102       Introduction to News Writing 3
Humanities Credits   Suggest:
PHIL       227    Introduction to Ethics
3 PHL     115    Ethics 3
Science (With Lab) Credits 1
BIOL       105    Life Science  OR
CHEM     116    Chemistry in Life  OR
ENVR     107     Environmental Science
4 Science Core
Science Core
ENV      100     Intro. To Environmental Sciences OR Science Core
SPCH      115    Public Speaking Credits 3 COM     104      Speech Communication 3
History Credits   Suggest:
HIST       106    World Civilization II
3 HIS        151      World History since 1500 3
  16   16
Career Studies Credits   Suggest:
COMM   115      Audio in Media Credits
3 COM      234      Audio Production 3
Humanities Credits 3 LAS Elective 3
Social Science Credits   Suggest:
ANTH     105    Cultural Anthropology
3 LAS Elective
SOC       110      Cultural Anthropology
Cultural & Global Awareness Credits 2   Suggest:
SOCI       105     Inter. Comm.:The Person & Process
3 SOC       355      Interpersonal Communications 3
Elective Credits   Suggest: 
RDIO 101 Intro to Radio
0/3 LAS   Elective 0/3
  12/15   12/15
TOTAL 60/64 TOTAL 60

Rider Course Option:
COM-264  Introduction to Media Convergence

COM-264  Introduction to Media Convergence
Following completion of 30 credits and the Rider Intent to Enroll Form and while a student at Brookdale; students have the option to take a course at Rider that counts toward the Rider degree.  See Brookdale Transfer & Advising Representatives. Contact information listed below.    3

Brookdale Sequence Notes:
(1)    A minimum if 12 credits are required form the Mathematics, Sciences or Technological Competency knowledge areas.
(2)    One course is required from the Cultural & Global Awareness knowledge area.  Students may meet the requirement while simultaneously fulfilling the General Education requirements for another knowledge area.
The Transfer Advising Guide is a recommended plan of study.  Additional courses are transferrable as outlined on NJ Transfer for this major with the approval of a Rider University Advisor.

Rider University Notes:
Ω - Students have a number of options to satisfy this requirement; courses will be evaluated on an individual basis.
For transfer the Brookdale student must have a “C” or higher in all course for transfer credit.
Brookdale students interested in the College of Continuing Studies (CCS) at Rider should contact that division directly.

Requirements are subject to change. This Advising Guide is best used in consultation with an advisor.


Course Number Rider University Course Name or Core Area Credits Notes* (if course can be taken at Bucks, indicate course number)

Brookdale transfer students are subject to a 60 credit limit.  

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Ann Tickner Jankowski
Director, Transfer Resources/Articulation​

Brookdale Community College
[email protected]


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Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admission
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Fall 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Middlesex County College
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Brookdale Community College
Wednesday, October 2, 2019