The Communication AA pathway degree is for students who want to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. The Communication pathway is designed for students with an interest in group dynamics, health communication, persuasion, performance, leadership, gender issues, interpersonal and intercultural communication. This degree prepares students for a variety of careers in event planning, public relations, media, sales, management, marketing, human resources and hospitality.
AA.COMM (60 credit hours)
Please note only 60 of these credits are needed for AA degree completion. For each pathway, IDS 2891 is a degree requirement, and for most of the pathways, SLS 1106 is required for first-time-in-college students. CGS 1000 may be able to be tested out for no credit. Consult an academic advisor with questions related to pathways and course planning.
YEAR I – First Semester
†ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
COM 1000 Introduction to Communication - 3 cr.
†MGF 1106 Topics in Mathematics, or MGF 1107, Explorations in Mathematics or
†STA 2023, Elementary Statistics - 3 cr.
†SLS 1106 First Year Experience Orientation - 3 cr.
YEAR I – Second Semester
†AMH 2020 Modern American History or POS 2041, American Government - 3 cr.
†ENC 1102 English Composition II - 3 cr.
†SPC 1608 Public Speaking - 3 cr.
Foreign Language - 4 cr.
YEAR I – Third Semester
†CGS 2100 Computer Information Technology and Literacy – 3 cr
BSC 1005 Biological Foundations and BSC 1005L, Biological Foundations Laboratory or
†BSC 1092, Human Biology and BSC 1092L, Human Biology Laboratory - 4 cr.
†MGF 1106 Topics in Mathematics, or †MGF 1107, Explorations in Mathematics or †STA, Elementary Statistics (if not previously taken) - 3 cr.
†SYG 2000 Introduction to Sociology - 3 cr.
YEAR II – First Semester
†AST 1002C Astronomy or CHM 1020C, Chemistry and Society - 3 cr.
†PHI 1100 Elementary Logic or PHI 1600, Ethics - 3 cr.
SPC 2300 Interpersonal Communication - 3 cr.
Foreign Language II - 4 cr.
YEAR II – Second Semester
†IDS 2891 Connections - 1 cr.
†PSY 2012 General Psychology - 3 cr.
Humanities General Education CORE - 3 cr.
Elective - 3 cr.
Common Course Prerequisites recommended by the State for successful transfer to the university are marked by an asterisk (*).
†Courses symbolized by a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery method. Online availability may vary by academic term.