The Associate of Science in Communication degree program focuses on the basic communication skills highly sought after in relationships, business, and industry. Individuals who communicate well, adapt to social and economic change, function as team players, analyze issues, and solve problems are vital in today’s workforce. This program helps develop these qualities and lays the groundwork for further study toward a baccalaureate degree.
The Associate of Science in Communication degree requires completion of twenty (20) courses for sixty (60) credits. The same course may not be used to fulfill multiple requirements in general education or major areas of this degree program.
- Analyze the theoretical foundations of communication to forecast trends in current society.
- Develop an understanding of the quantitative and qualitative research methods in the field of communication.
- Apply communication effectiveness in the workplace.
- Compare and contrast the legal implications of the use of all types of communication.
- Apply research methods in the field of communication.
General Education Requirements
The general education component is designed to emphasize cognitive development and is “general” in the following ways:
- It is part of an ongoing desire of the institution to enhance critical thinking, research, and writing across the curriculum;
- It is a part of every student’s course of study, regardless of his/her area of emphasis; and
- It is intended to impart common knowledge, intellectual concepts, and attitudes that provide a foundation upon which students can build a rewarding educational experience.
|Course No.||Course Name||Prerequisites||Credits|
|BA201||Introduction to Business||None||3|
|CM101||Principles of Communication||None||3|
|CM110||Developing Critical Thinking Skills||None||3|
|CM225||Research Methods in Communication||CM101||3|
|CM285||Diversity and Inclusion||None||3|
|CM301||Survey of Communication||CM101||3|
|CM346||Advertising and Promotion||BA201||3|
|CS110||Introduction to Computers||None||3|
|EN115||Technical Writing for Business||None||3|
|Total Credits Required||60|