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  Nov 17, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Communication Studies, AA


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Program Description:

An associate degree in Communication Studies prepares students for a variety of entry level careers in the public and private sector or the media. It also serves as a seamless articulation to the Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies, where students can major in mass communication, organizational communication, and communication studies.

Program Requirements:


I. Wright State Core: 38 Hours


Element 1 - Communication: 6 Hours


Element 2 - Mathematics: 3 Hours


Element 3 - Global Traditions: 6 Hours


Element 4 - Arts / Humanities: 3 Hours


Element 5 - Social Sciences: 6 Hours


Element 6: Natural Sciences: 8 Hours


Additional Core Courses: 6 Hours


Required

Multicultural Competence (MC)


Two Multicultural Competence (MC) Core courses are required

Writing Across the Curriculum (IW)


Two Integrated Writing (IW) Core courses are required

II. Departmental Core Requirements: 15 Hours


III. Related Requirements: 6 Hours


  • Beginning Language Course (1010 level) Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Beginning Language Course (1020 level) Credit Hour(s): 3

IV. Elective: 1 Hour


  • Elective Credit Hour(s): 1

Total: 60 Hours


Graduation Planning Strategy


The Graduation Planning Strategy (GPS) has been created to illustrate one option to complete degree requirements within a particular time frame. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to adjust this plan based on credit already earned, individual needs or curricular changes that may not be reflected in this year’s catalog.

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