Communication, Associate of Science

The Associate of Science degree in Communication is a flexible program that offers a variety of elective choices and provides students with a customizable education in communication. The coursework in both communication and elective areas prepares students for entry-level positions in communication or continued education.

Graduation

The Associate of Science degree in Communication is granted by Presentation College to those candidates who have completed the 60-credit requirement as described in the curriculum plan, earned a 2.00 grade point average or above in all communication major requirement courses, and who have met all degree requirements of Presentation College. A cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher is required to graduate from the program.

60 credits

Major Requirements (30 crs)

CT233Communication Skills I: Interpersonal Communication

3

CT253Field Experience I

3

CT323Communication Skills II: Public Speaking

3

PH103Philosophy of Argumentation: Logic/Rhetoric

3

Choose one of the following (3 crs)

CT303Electronic Media

3

CT313Social Media

3

Communication/Related Electives (6 crs)

BU412Communication in Organizations

3

CS293WWeb Site Planning

3

CS3013Multimedia Applications

3

CS3023Desktop Publishing

3

CT111College Newspaper Staff

1

CT363Gender and Communication

3

CT443Persuasion and Social Influence

3

CT453Speechwriting

3

EN203Introduction to Linguistics

3

EN403History of English Language

3

HMS243Interviewing Skills

3

One course from each of the following disciplines

Literature

3

Psychology Electives

3

Sociology

3

General Education Requirements (20-25 crs)

Communication Skills

EN113College Composition I

3

OR

EN114College Composition Ib

4

 

EN133College Composition II

3

Religious and Ethical Education

RS123The Christian Tradition

3

OR

RS143Catholicsm

3

 

RS293Christian Ethics

3

Cultural and Social Heritage

Social Science/Human Culture electives

3

Natural Science and Quantitative Reasoning

MA114Customized Intermediate Algebra

4

Or higher (or competency)

4

 

Laboratory Science (Natural Sciences)

4

MA114 or higher: Students may meet the mathematics competency by a score of 76 or above on the Elementary Algebra section of the ACCUPLACER placement exam, an ACT math subscore of at least 20, or a Redesigned SAT math subscore of at least 515.

College Experience

GE111College Experience

1

Electives (10 crs)

General Electives

10