Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 
    
    Jul 24, 2024  
Catalog & Student Handbook 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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


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 – MDE 10 as demonstrated through direct enrollment and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required EDE and/or MDE units or the 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


Recommended Electives (see advisor for more transfer options)

1Transfer Math I General Electives:  MTH 154 ,  MTH 155 ,  MTH 161 MTH 162 MTH 167  , MTH 245  , MTH 261 , MTH 263 MTH 264 ,  MTH 265  , MTH 266 MTH 267  

2Lab Science Electives:  BIO 101 , BIO 102 , CHM 111 , CHM 112 GOL 105 GOL 106 PHY 201 PHY 202 PHY 241 PHY 242  

3Orientation Electives:  SDV 100 SDV 101  

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives: ART 101  , CST 151 , HUM 201 , PHI 100  , PHI 220 ,  REL 230  

History Electives:   HIS 101 , HIS 102 , HIS 121 , HIS 122  

Health or PED Elective:  HLT 105 HLT 106 HLT 116 PED 107 , PED 109 , PED 111 , PED 129 PED 147 PED 183 

7Social Science Electives:   ECO 201 ECO 202 GEO 210 GEO 220  , HIS 101 , HIS 102 , HIS 121 , HIS 122 , PLS 135 PSY 200 SOC 200