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Communication Studies (AA.SPCH)

The Communication Studies transfer program emphasizes the importance of developing a variety of communication skills for numerous careers. The program prepares students for the junior and senior levels of study in Communications Studies in areas including persuasion, interpersonal, group, digital, and mass media.

This program follows Math Pathway #1. Math requirements for a specific major may vary from one institution to another. Please consult with an academic counselor or academic advisor to confirm the pathway that is applicable to your major and transfer institution.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester   Hours
ENG-120 Composition I
3.0
RTV-150 Introduction to Broadcasting  
3.0
SPE-111 Intro to Speech Communication  
3.0
Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)  
3.0
Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)  
4.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 16.0
Second Semester
SPE-200 Interpersonal Communication  
3.0
ENG-121 Composition II
3.0
Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H)  
3.0
Physical and Life Sciences (IAI P or IAI L)  
3.0
Elective  
3.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 15.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester   Hours
SPE-213 Intro/Group Discussion
3.0
MAT-125 Statistics OR
MAT-116 General Education Math
3.0
Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H or IAI F)  
3.0
Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)  
3.0
Elective  
3.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 15.0
Second Semester
SPE-220 Persuasive Speaking
3.0
Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)  
3.0
Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI F)  
3.0
Electives  
9.0
SEMESTER TOTALS 18.0
SUGGESTED ELECTIVES
RTV-155 Radio TV Announcing
3.0
RTV-160 Radio Station Operation +++ 
5.0
RTV-165 Broadcast Writing
4.0
RTV-175 Broadcast Sales +++ 
3.0
RTV-180 Basic TV Production
3.0
RTV-185 Advanced Radio Production +++ 
4.0
Any Approved Elective/Career Elective  
3.0
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS 64.00