Jul 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Communication, A.A.

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The communication department offers an array of broad and specific courses for students who plan careers related to communication and mass media. Courses encompass writing, speaking and analyzing messages from all contexts: interpersonal, small group, public, and mass.

The communication major includes nine credits of departmental core courses, and nine to 15 credits of courses in one of three emphasis areas: human communication, journalism, and multimedia production.

Intended to be primarily a transfer degree, this major is for students interested in mass media, customer relations, human resource development, teaching, sales, public relations, advertising, and business. The preprofessional and students who wish to enter other careers which demand effective human interaction should benefit.

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Total Program Credits (60 Credits)


All general education courses must be passed with a “C” or better.  The normal length of this program is two academic years at 15-17 credit hours per semester.

Graduation Requirements:

A minimum of 60 approved semester credits are required for graduation. For specific graduation requirements see “Academic Information ” and “Degree Requirements .”

Only courses numbered 1000 or above can be used toward the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Business, Associate of Fine Arts, Associate of Applied Science and Associate Degree in Nursing.

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