Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-2019 
    
    Jan 27, 2022  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Studies, Communication/Media Studies Specialization, AA&S


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Degree: Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies with a Specialization in Communication/ Media Studies

Length: Four-semester (two-year) program

Purpose: The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree program in General Studies with the Communication/ Media Studies specialization is designed specifically for those students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university and have an interest in either a major or minor in a communication or media studies area.

Program Requirements: In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, completion of General Studies program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-5 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent. Students are urged to become acquainted with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and also to consult with the Student Services Office of the community college in planning their program and selecting electives. Note the guaranteed admission and articulation agreements referenced in the Admissions  section apply only to students who complete the Associate Degree.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.

First Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 14


Second Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 16


Third Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 16


Fourth Semester


Suggested Credits for Semester: 15


Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum: 61


1Social Science Electives:  PSY 200  , PSY 215  , PSY 216  , SOC 200  , SOC 250  

2Six credits of transfer Literature electives are required and can be chosen from ENG 241 , ENG 242 , ENG 243 , ENG 244  

3Health or PED Elective:  HLT 116  , PED 107  , PED 109  , PED 111  , PED 147  

4Science Electives:  BIO 101  , BIO 102  , or CHM 111  , CHM 112  

5Courses may be chosen from HIS 101 , HIS 102 , HIS 121 , HIS 122  

 

*Requirements of four-year institutions may vary. Students should consult a counselor or their academic advisor to select electives that will satisfy baccalaureate major requirements. In addition, they should confirm with the college or university to which they plan to transfer that they will receive credit at the four-year institution.

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