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Communication (AS) Associate of Science

Purpose Statement

This degree is recommended for students who plan to pursue Bachelor of Science 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

First Semester Course Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition I
3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication
3
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences *
4
Elective Component Area Option *
3
Elective Social and Behavioral Sciences *
3
 
Total Hours:
16
Second Semester Course Credit Hours
ENGL 1302 Composition II
3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government
3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking
3
HIST American History *
3
SCIENCE Life and Physical Sciences *
4
 
Total Hours:
16
Third Semester Course Credit Hours
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
PHED 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport
1
SPCH 2335 Argumentation and Debate
3
MATH Mathematics **
3
Elective Language, Philosophy, and Culture *
3
 
Total Hours:
13
Fourth Semester Course Credit Hours
HIST American History *
3
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication
3
SPCH 2341 Oral Interpretation
3
Elective Creative Arts *
3
Approved Elective See Division Director
3
 
Total Hours:
15
 
Grand Total:
60/62

* Core Curriculum Options

**Students must check with the institution they are planning to transfer to for advice on which Math works best for their major.

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