Communication Studies (COM.S.AA)

62.0 Credit Hours

Communication is the study of interactions between people in interpersonal, small group, public speaking, organizational and mass-media settings. This degree can lead to successful transfer to a four-year college or university baccalaureate program. Through careful course selection, a program of study can be planned to satisfy a student's particular educational and career interests. Enhancing communication skills provides invaluable benefits for all students, regardless of major. Specific articulation agreements have been developed with Wright State University and the University of Dayton. See an academic advisor for appropriate course selection. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.

Program Outcomes

  • Analyze communication interactions that take place in our society.
  • Communicate effectively with others in interpersonal, small group and public speaking situations.
  • Analyze technologically mediated messages and their effects on individuals and society as part of the communication process.
  • Demonstrate the ability to comprehend, evaluate and apply basic communication theories.

Curriculum

Ohio Transfer Module: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 6 credit hours
Ohio Transfer Module: Natural & Physical Sciences Elective 6 credit hours
Ohio Transfer Module: Mathematics Elective 3 credit hours
Ohio Transfer Module: Arts & Humanities Elective 6 credit hours
Ohio Transfer Module: Any Group 6 credit hours
Any Course in Catalog Elective 3 credit hours
Communication/Journalism Elective 6 credit hours
BIS 1120: Introduction to Software Applications View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2201: Introduction to Mass Communication View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2206: Interpersonal Communication View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2211: Effective Public Speaking View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2220: Introduction to Communication Theory View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2225: Small Group Communication View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2278: Communication Capstone View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 1 credit hour
ENG 1101: English Composition I View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
ENG 1201: English Composition II View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
SCC 1101: First Year Experience View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 1 credit hour
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