Associate of Science Communication
The Associate of Science in Communication degree program focuses on the basic communication
1. Analyze the theoretical foundations of communication to forecast trends in current society.
2. Develop an understanding of the quantitative and qualitative research methods in the field of communication.
3. Apply communication effectively in the workplace.
4. Compare and contrast the legal implications of the use of all types of communication.
5. Apply research methods in the field of communication.
Associate of Science in Communication Degree
|Course No.||Course Name||Prerequisites||Credits|
|BA201||Introduction to Business||None||3|
|CM101||Principles of Communication||None||3|
|CM110||Developing Critical Thinking Skills||None||3|
|CM225||Research Methods in Communication||CM101||3|
|CM285||Diversity and Inclusion||None||3|
|CM301||Survey of Communication||CM101||3|
|CM346||Advertising and Promotion||BA201||3|
|CS110||Introduction to Computers||None||3|
|EN115||Technical Writing for Business||None||3|
|NS101||New Student Orientation||None||1|
|Total Credits Required||60|
General Education Requirements
The general education component is designed to emphasize cognitive development and is “general” in
the following ways:
• It is part of an ongoing desire of the institution to enhance critical thinking, research, and writing across the
• It is a part of every student’s course of study, regardless of his/her area of emphasis; and
• It is intended to impart common knowledge, intellectual concepts, and attitudes that provide a foundation upon
which students can build a rewarding educational experience.
* The CM220 and CM310 courses include Essential Employability Qualities Surveys to include the employability information of Communication, Thinking & Problem-Solving, Inquiry, Collaboration & Teamwork, Adaptability, Principles & Ethics, Responsibility & Professionalism, and Learning.