Associate in Arts: Communication

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This concentration offers a sequence of courses providing a flexible background for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or unversity with a strong liberal arts foundation in the communication field.

Students interested in pursuing television production and direction, film studies, or radio broadcasting are encouraged to investigate the Media Studies concentration.

Academic Map

First Semester Credits
ENL101 M 3
COM103 M 3
PSY101 M 3
    Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning 3 (or) 4
    Elective 3
Second Semester Credits
ENL102 M 3
COM201 M 3
COM207 M 3
    Natural or Physical Science 3 (or) 4
    Elective 3
Third Semester Credits
COM203 M 3
    Natural or Physical Science 4
    Behavioral & Social Science 3
  M
Concentration Elective

COM100 Voice & Diction
COM105 Survey of Mass Communication
COM113 Radio Broadcasting
COM114 Radio Production
COM206 Communication in Current Settings
COM213 Advanced Debate
COM214 Media & Society
COM215 Social Media Marketing & Communications
COM216 Event Planning & Management
COM221 American Film
COM222 International Cinema
COM224 Documentary Film
COM263 Communication Cooperative Work Experience
ENL161 Journalism I
ENL170 Producing a Magazine of the Arts
THR103 Acting I

World Languages: Up to 8 credits of World Languages in the conversational to advanced II level in FRN, GER, ITL, PRT, and SPN.

3
    Elective 3
Fourth Semester Credits
COM204 M 3
    Behavioral & Social Science 3
  M
Concentration Elective

COM100 Voice & Diction
COM105 Survey of Mass Communication
COM113 Radio Broadcasting
COM114 Radio Production
COM206 Communication in Current Settings
COM213 Advanced Debate
COM214 Media & Society
COM215 Social Media Marketing & Communications
COM216 Event Planning & Management
COM221 American Film
COM222 International Cinema
COM224 Documentary Film
COM263 Communication Cooperative Work Experience
ENL161 Journalism I
ENL170 Producing a Magazine of the Arts
THR103 Acting I

World Languages: Up to 8 credits of World Languages in the conversational to advanced II level in FRN, GER, ITL, PRT, and SPN.

3
COM120   3
    Elective 2–3
Total Credits 60–63

M Designates a Milestone course. A milestone course must be completed in the semester indicated to ensure that you remain on track to continue on in your program and graduate on time.

Note: The Associate in Arts degree does not indicate a specialized degree in a concentration. Students who complete this concentration will satisfy the requirements of MassTransfer. For additional information pertaining to degree requirements, please refer to Degree Requirements.

Questions?

Department of Arts & Communication
Location Tilden Arts 212
Phone 774.330.4410