Associate of Arts in Communication - AA

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Associate of Arts in Communication - AA

The Associate of Arts in Communication is intended primarily for students planning on transferring to a senior college or university to receive a baccalaureate degree.Transfer Specialization choose one: Advertising / Public Relations, Journalism / Mass Communication, Radio & Television Broadcasting, Speech Communication.

YEAR 1

Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics OR
MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods 3
FOR Advertising/Public Relations:
COMM 1307 Introduction to Mass Communication 3
COMM 2327 Introduction to Advertising 3
COMM 1307 FOR Mass Media Specialization: Introduction to Mass Communication 3
COMM 1335 Introduction to Electronic Media 3
FOR Speech Communication:
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication 3
COMM 1307 Introduction to Mass Communication OR
XXXX #3## Liberal Arts Elective (Note: If the university Communication bachelor degree is a BA degree, the university will also require 6 hours of sophmore level foreign language in one language.) 3
15
Semester 2
ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing 3
HIST #3## American History Elective (Choose from: HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, 2327, 2328, 2381.) 3
XXXX #3## Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
XXXX #3## Creative Arts Elective 3
FOR Advertising/Public Relations:
COMM 2330 Introduction to Public Relations 3
FOR Mass Media Specialization:
COMM 2311 Media Writing 3
FOR Speech Communication:
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
15
Semester 3

YEAR 2

Semester 1
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
XXXX #3## Life & Physical Sciences Elective 3
FOR Advertising/Public Relations:
COMM 2324 Practicum in Electronic Media OR
COMM 2389 Academic Cooperative 3
FOR Mass Media Specialization:
COMM 2324 Practicum in Electronic Media OR
COMM 2389 Academic Cooperative 3
FOR Speech Communication:
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication 3
XXXX #3## Language, Philosophy, & Culture Elective 3
XXXX #3## Creative Arts Elective 3
15
Semester 2
HIST Elective American History Elective (Choose from: HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, 2327, 2328, 2381.) 3
XXXX #3## Life & Physical Sciences Elective 3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
XXXX #3## Liberal Arts Elective 3
FOR Advertising/Public Relations:
COMM 2300 Media Literacy OR
COMM 2305 Editing and Layout OR
COMM 2311 Media Writing 3
FOR Mass Media Specialization:
COMM 2300 Media Literacy OR
COMM 2305 Editing and Layout 3
FOR Speech Communication: 3
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication 3
15
Semester 3
Total Credits 60