Catalog Year 2017/2018
 

Area of Concentration within the Associate of Arts (A.A.) in Arts and Sciences transfer

Designed for students interested in all fields stressing human interaction. In addition to communications courses, a broad range of social science and humanities courses are recommended. The option is designed to prepare the student to transfer to a four-year institution.
 

Communications (Speech) Curriculum Pathway by Catalog Year



Two Year Course Rotation

Contact

Kathy Brooks, Ph.D.
Program Manager
301.846.2635

Karen Santelli
Academic Office Manager
301.846.2512
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  • Students must complete their credit English and Mathematics within the first 24 credits.
  • One general education course must meet the cultural competence graduation requirement. 
  • CORE: The General Education CORE is that foundation of the higher education curriculum providing a coherent intellectual experience for all students. Students should check with an advisor or the transfer institution (ARTSYS) before selecting General Education CORE requirements. http://artsys.usmd.edu/
 
Course Credits
English
 
EN 101–English Composition 3
Mathematics
 
Mathematics Elective (GenEd course list) 3/4
Social & Behavioral Sciences 
 
Two courses selected from different disciplines (GenEd course list) 6
Arts & Humanities
 
Three GenEd courses, one selected from each area: Arts, Humanities, and Communications 9
Biological & Physical Sciences
 
Two courses, one of which must be a lab science (GenEd course list) 7/8
General Education Elective (Select from GenEd course list) 3
PE/Health Requirement 1
Area of Concentration
 
CMSP 101–Introduction to Communication Studies 3
CMSP 103–Speech Fundamentals  3
CMSP 105–Small Group Communication (satisfies cultural competence requirement)  3
CMSP 201–Foundations of Communication Theory 3
Electives 16
Students should check with an advisor or the transfer institution (ARTSYS)
before selecting their electives. Depending on the transfer institution,
recommended electives may include: CMSP107, electives in the Social Sciences,
Digital Media, English or World Language disciplines.

 
Total 60
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