2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Aug 12, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook

Communication Studies, A.A./A.S.


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Major in Tennessee Transfer Pathway with Emphasis in Communication Studies (A.A., A.S.)

Sample Academic Plan - Total Credit Hours: 60


Program Requirements - Students may be required to take additional Learning Support courses.  Courses cannot be used more than once to satisfy program requirements. A. A. degrees require Foreign Language sequence.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credit Hours: 16


Second Year - Fall Semester - Credit Hours: 16


Second Year - Spring Semester - Total Credit Hours: 13


General Education Requirements (Only When Option Noted Above)


1History Requirement - Select from HIST 2010 , HIST 2020 HIST 2030 , HIST 2310 , HIST 2320 .

2Humanities/Fine Arts Requirement - Select from ART 1035 , ART 2000 , ART 2020 , ENGL 2160 , ENGL 2860 , HUM 1010 HUM 1020 MUS 1030 PHIL 1030 PHIL 1040 PHIL 2200 THEA 1030 . Literature Options: ENGL 2055 , ENGL 2130 , ENGL 2235 , ENGL 2310 , ENGL 2320 .

3Mathematics Requirement - Select from MATH 1010 MATH 1130 MATH 1530 MATH 1630 MATH 1710 MATH 1720 MATH 1730 , MATH 1830 MATH 1910 .

4Natural Sciences Requirement - Select from ASTR 1030 BIOL 1010 , BIOL 1020 , BIOL 1080  (must pair with non-biology course except for BIOL 2010  or BIOL 2020 ), BIOL 1110 BIOL 1120 BIOL 2010 BIOL 2020 CHEM 1110 CHEM 1120 ESCI 1010 ESCI 1020 PHYS 2010 PHYS 2020 PHYS 2110 PHYS 2120 PSCI 1030 .

5Social/Behavioral Science Requirement - Select from ANTH 1230 ANTH 1430 , COMM 1010 , ECON 2100 ECON 2200 GEOG 2010 PHED 2120 POLS 1010 POLS 1030 POLS 2025 POLS 2035 PSYC 1030 PSYC 2130 SOCI 1010 SOCI 1040 SOCI 2010 .

Note(s):


*Choose three courses from the following list to fulfill this requirement:
COMM 2045 Public Speaking
COMM 2055 Argumentation and Debate 
COMM 2065 Advanced Public Speaking
COMM 2075 Organizational Communication 
COMM 2085 Business & Professional Communication
COMM 2090 Interpersonal Communication
COMM 2095 Small Group Communication
COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication  fulfills the General Education requirements and may not be repeated to fulfill the Area of Emphasis requirements.  It is recommended that you contact your advisor to ensure you take the most appropriate Communication courses prior to transfer.

Check www.tntransferpathway.org to see which four-year institutions offer this TTP major.  Students should meet with their assigned advisor to determine courses required for the university chosen.

Students and advisors should run a degree audit from myChargerNet each semester to confirm classes are applicable to the program of study.

For more information contact:
Lacey Benns-Owens at lbenns@columbiastate.edu or 931.540.2875
Humanities & Social Sciences Division office at 931.540.2780

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