Dec 11, 2023
**THIS PROGRAM IS NOT CURRENTLY ADMITTING NEW STUDENTS.**
An associate degree in Communication Studies prepares students for a variety of entry-level careers in the public and private sectors 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.
Students are expected to satisfy all “success marker” courses, grades, and GPAs as specified for degree completion.
Program Learning Objectives
Students enrolled in the Comminication Studies AA program will:
- Gain important jubs skills through a strong academic foundation in communications.
- Gain experiences and training in public speaking and/or business presentations
- Utilize mass media and organizational communication methods.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students enrolled in the Communications studies can:
- Exhibit jubs skills through a strong academic foundation in communications.
- Exhibit skill at public speaking and/or business presentations.
- Exhibit the utilization of mass media and organizational communication methods.
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
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.