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Planner for Arts & Sciences Transfer - Communications (A.A.)


Official Title of Major: Arts and Sciences Transfer - Communications, A.A.

Award: Associate of Arts degree, A.A.

Code:  AA.ARTS-SCI.COMM

Total Credit Hours: 60 

Communications - see www.aacc.edu

Purpose: Anne Arundel Community College’s (AACC) Arts and Sciences Transfer Degree with a concentration in Communication is designed to help students transfer to colleges and universities that offer a baccalaureate degree with a major in speech communication, human communication, or mass communication. 

Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory): Jessica Mattingly

Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.

Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________

Term 1

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research 1  OR
ENG 101A - Academic Writing and Research 1  
(English Composition GER)
 
3 credit hours    
MAT 133 - Finite Mathematics   OR
MAT 135 - Statistics  
Or more advanced level if qualified:
MAT 137 - College Algebra  
MAT 145 - Precalculus 1  
MAT 146 - Precalculus 2   
MAT 151 - Accelerated Precalculus  
MAT 191 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry 1  
MAT 192 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry 2  
MAT 202 - Linear Algebra   
MAT 230 - Elementary Calculus (For Business and Social Sciences)  
(Mathematics GER)
3 credit hours    
Communications GER  
(Arts & Humanities GER)
3 credit hours    
Technology Course  
Must select from list of approved General Education Technology Course
3 credit hours    

Choose one COM course from list:
COM 110 - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication  
COM 111 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication  
COM 116 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication for Non-Native Speakers  
COM 141 - Group Communication and Leadership  
COM 200 - Intercultural Communication  
COM 230 - Persuasive Message Strategies 
 

 
3 credit hours    

Term 2

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 102 - Academic Writing and Research 2  
(English Composition GER)
3 credit hours     
Biological & Physical Lab Science GER   
4 credit hours    
HIS 111 - Ancient and Medieval Western Civilizations  OR
HIS 112 - Early Modern and Modern Western Civilizations  OR
HIS 211 - United States History through the Civil War  OR
HIS 212 - United States History Since the Civil War  
(Social & Behavioral Sciences GER)
3 credit hours    
Wellness GER   
Must select from list of approved General Education Wellness Courses.
3 credit hours    
Choose one COM course from the list in Term 1
3 credit hours    

 

Term 3

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG Sophomore Literature  
(Arts & Humanities GER)
3 credit hours    
Biological & Physical Lab Science GER  
3 credit hours    
Social & Behavioral Sciences GER  
(other than HIS)
3 credit hours    
Choose one COM course from the list in Term 1.
3 credit hours    
Choose one additional COM course from the following:
COM 101 - Introduction to Mass Media  
COM 102 - Writing for News Media 1  
COM 110 - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication  
COM 111 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication  
COM 112 - Newspaper Editing and Production  
COM 116 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication for Non-Native Speakers  
COM 130 - Current Events in Global Context  
COM 141 - Group Communication and Leadership  
COM 200 - Intercultural Communication  
COM 202 - Writing for the News Media 2  
COM 230 - Persuasive Message Strategies 
COM 240 - Introduction to Communication Theory  
3 credit hours    

 

Term 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
Electives
For electives, recommend students check on transfer institution’s requirements. No more than 3 credits of physical activity courses may be taken as electives.
14 credit hours    

 

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