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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. Students in remediation will require a different course sequence. All interested students should see the Arts and Science Division Director for degree plans.

Program of Study

First Semester Course Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 Composition I
3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication
3
Elective Physical Education *
1,2 or 3
Elective Natural Science w/lab *
4
Elective Social Science *
3
 
Total Hours:
14/16
Second Semester Course Credit Hours
ENGL 1302 Composition II
3
GOVT 2301 American Government I
3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking
3
Elective Natural Science w/lab *
4
Approved Elective See Division Chair
3
 
Total Hours:
16
Third Semester Course Credit Hours
GOVT 2302 American Government II 3
HIST 1301 United States History I
3
MATH 1314** OR
MATH 1332** OR
MATH 1324**
College Algebra OR
Contemporary Mathematics I OR
Mathematics for Business & Social Science
3
SPCH 2335 Argumentation and Debate
3
Elective Literature *
3
 
Total Hours:
15
Fourth Semester Course Credit Hours
HIST 1302 United States History II
3
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication
3
SPCH 2341 Oral Interpretation of Literature
3
Elective Fine 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.

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog