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Communication (AA) Associate of Arts

Purpose Statement

This degree is recommended for students who plan to pursue Bachelor of Arts degrees in communication.  This is a recommended curriculum only. Some courses may be taken in different order and students do not have to complete the degree in four semesters.

Program of Study
Course Subject Course Title Credit Hours
First Semester
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences * 4
Elective Communication * 3
Elective Component Area Option * 3
Elective Social and Behavioral Sciences * 3
Total Hours: 16
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
HISTORY American History * 3
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences * 4
Total Hours: 16
Third Semester
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport 1
SPCH 2335 Argumentation and Debate 3
Elective Mathematics * 3
Elective Language, Philosophy, and Culture * 3
Total Hours: 13
Fourth Semester
HIST American History * 3
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication 3
SPCH 2341 Oral Interpretation 3
Elective Creative Arts * 3
Elective Approved Academic Elective * 3
Total Hours: 15
Grand Total: 60

* Core Curriculum Options

*It is recommended for students to check with the institution they are planning to transfer to for advice on which courses work best for their major.

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog