2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 13, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED 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


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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