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Welcome to Media Studies!

Come to our Fall 2019 OPEN HOUSE. Discover what Possibilities await you! Tour the programs of Cinema, Journalism, Public Relations, Digital Broadcast Arts and Photography. Pick up your map guide at P-31 and complete the tour that also includes the departments of Graphics, Business, Art, Performing Arts and Fashion. Then bring your map guide back for Nachos and even earn extra credit. Also, you won’t want to miss the Photography Clubs exhibit and reception that follows in the LRC.

At the Palomar College Media Studies Department, we offer degrees in Cinema, Communications, Digital Broadcast Arts, Journalism, Photography.

We train future film makers, news anchors, radio deejays, magazine photographers, public relations and advertising executives, bloggers and designers.

Join our Emmy award winning live TV shows North County News, Palomar Live, and Prep Sports Live that are cablecast on Cox/Time Warner channel 16. Go live on-air with your own radio show on KKSM AM 1320. Come be a part of our award winning school newspaper, The Telescope, and magazine, IMPACT. And check out our exciting photo student showcases.

If you are interested in taking a Media Studies course, here are links to help you sign up and get started.

Step 1: APPLY
Step 2: Find classes with our  Fall 2019 Class Offerings  or through the Palomar website.
Step 3: Registered for your classes? Here is a link to the current academic calendar and the Palomar student resources page for additional information.

Check out our videos about the Cinema , Photography , Digital Broadcast Arts , and Journalism Programs.

Still have questions? Call or email the Media Studies Department Assistant Rita Walther at or (760) 744-1150 ext. 2440.

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