Transfer Programs

Degree: 

Associate of Arts and Sciences in General Studies with a Specialization in Communication/ Media Studies

Length: 

Four-semester (two-year) program

Purpose: 

The Associate of Arts and Sciences Degree program in General Studies with the Communication/ Media Studies specialization is designed specifically for those students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university and have an interest in either a major or minor in a communication or media studies area.

Program Requirements: In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, completion of General Studies program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-5 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent. Students are urged to become acquainted with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and also to consult with the Student Services Office of the community college in planning their program and selecting electives. Note the guaranteed admission and articulation agreements referenced in the Admissions section apply only to students who complete the Associate Degree.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.

First Year

First Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
BIO 1014
4

Lab Science Electives:  BIO 101, BIO 102, CHM 111, CHM 112, GOL 105, GOL 106, PHY 201, PHY 202, PHY 241, PHY 242 

General Biology I 3 3 4
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
MTH 1546
6

Mathematics Electives:  MTH 154,   MTH 161, MTH 162,  MTH 261  MTH 263, MTH 266, MTH 267 

Quantitative Reasoning 3 0 3
SDV 1007
7

Orientation Electives:  SDV 100, SDV 101, SDV 104, SDV 108, SDV 110 

College Success Skills 1 0 1
SOC 2001
1

Social Science Electives:   ECO 201, ECO 202, GEO 200, GEO 210, HIS 101, HIS 102, PLS 211, PLS 212, PSY 200, PSY 215, PSY 216, PSY 230, SOC 200, SOC 215, SOC 250 

Principles of Sociology 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 3 14

Second Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
BIO 1024 General Biology II 3 3 4
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
HUM 2019
9

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives: ART 101 , CST 151, HUM 100 ,HUM 260 , MUS 121  PHI 101,  PHI 220, REL 200  REL 210 , REL 230 

Survey of Western Culture I 3
MTH 1558
8

Mathematics Electives:  MTH 154,  MTH 155, MTH 157, MTH 161, MTH 162,  MTH 261, MTH 263, MTH 267

Statistical Reasoning 3 0 3
PSY 2001 Principles of Psychology 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 3 16
Second Year

Third Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
CST 100* Principles of Public Speaking 3 0 3
CST 115*
*

Degree Requirement

**Requirements of four-year institutions may vary. Students should consult a counselor or their academic advisor to select electives that will satisfy baccalaureate major requirements. In addition, they should confirm with the college or university to which they plan to transfer that they will receive credit at the four-year institution.

Small Group Communication 3 0 3
ENG 2422
2

Literature electives:  ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 244 

Survey of American Literature II 3 0 3
HLT/PED3
3

Health or PED Elective:  HLT 105, HLT 106, HLT 110, HLT 116, HLT 160, PED 107, PED 109, PED 111, PED 129, PED 147, PED 183, ADJ 138  

Health Physical Education 1 0 1
HIS 1015
5

History Electives:   HIS 101, HIS 102, HIS 121, HIS 122

History of Western Civilization I 3 0 3
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 0 16

Fourth Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
CST 126* Interpersonal Communication 3 0 3
ENG 2442 Survey of English Literature II 3 0 3
HIS 1025 History of Western Civilization II 3
HUM 260* Survey of Twentieth-Century Culture 3 0 3
PSY 2151 Abnormal Psychology 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 9 0 15
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