Media Communications


Media Communications Programs at EAC

Eastern Arizona College’s media communications degree and certificate programs provide well-rounded, hands-on learning at the highest level, including working in studios with state-of-the-art equipment and the latest software used in the film industry. You’ll engage in classes on the topics of cinema, documentary, cinematography, video editing, audio mixing, and screenwriting to become a creative storyteller. Our popular Media Club gives students the opportunity to create their own projects and serve in the community — creating resume-boosting commercials and short documentaries for local business. Second-year students create a capstone project which is entered into film festivals. You’re invited to visit campus to tour our studios, meet current media communication students and faculty, and explore how our program will help you meet your goals — whether that’s transferring to a four-year bachelor’s program or building skills to take straight to the workforce.



DaVinci Resolve

DaVinci Resolve is the world’s only solution that combines editing, color correction, visual effects, motion graphics and audio post production all in one software tool! Its elegant, modern interface is fast to learn and easy for new users, yet powerful for professionals. DaVinci Resolve lets you work faster and at a higher quality because you don’t have to learn multiple apps or switch software for different tasks. That means you can work with camera original quality images throughout the entire process. It’s like having your own post production studio in a single app! Best of all, by learning DaVinci Resolve, you’re learning how to use the exact same tools used by Hollywood professionals!


Media Communications Career Paths
Producer / Director
Script Writer
Special Effects
Audio Engineer
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Program Details
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Media Communications Associate of Arts (AA)
Preparation for transfer to a bachelor’s program or for entry-level employment in media communication occupations.
4 full-time semesters
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Media Communications Certificate
Preparation for entry-level positions in audio and video occupations.
2 part-time semesters
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Program Contact
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Glen Cashetta
Associate Professor
(928) 428-8248
Admissions Office
(928) 428-8332
(800) 678-3808 x 8332

My classes are interesting because the instructor doesn't just use textbook notes. He tells stories that give a real-world look into the field and how our knowledge can be applied.
Morgan Desaulniers, freshman from Las Cruces, Administration of Justice
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