AA&S Degree – Concentration in Communication

This curriculum is designed for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution in degree programs such as journalism, radio or television broadcasting, public relations, advertising, or forensics (speech). This program is part of the Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications Career Cluster.

The listed sequence of courses provides guidance for students so that they can complete this program of study in the most efficient manner. This sequence assumes that students have met college academic placement and/or other program requirements. Students are strongly urged to contact a college advisor for assistance in developing their plan for enrolling in courses to meet the program of study.

Communication: 64 Credit Hours
Fall semester Courses Credit Hrs.
ENG101 Composition I 3
COM103 Speech Communication 3
SOC100 Introduction to Sociology 3
ENG141 Introduction to Visual Communications 3
  Mathematics 3
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
COM110 Interpersonal Communication 3
COM150 Communications for Effective Leadership 3
ENG102 Composition II 3
SOC110 Contemporary Social Problems 3
  Lab Science 4
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
COM210 Small Group Communication 3
DRM137 Fundamentals of Acting 3
  Humanities & Fine Arts 3
  Mathematics 3
  Non-Lab Science 3
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
COM260 Persuasive Communication 3
PSY239 Psychology of Personality & Adjustment 3
PSY240 Social Psychology 3
  Humanities & Fine Arts 3
  Health Science 3
  Electives 3
*Student should determine elective hours based on major and other requirements.
**Students planning to enter teaching should follow recommended courses in the education curriculum.
Option two shown for Math and Science -- Complete two college-level math courses, one of which must have IAI approval, and two science courses, one a life and the other a physical science course, both must have IAI approval, one must be a lab course.

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