Associate of Science in Communication Program

The Communications Program at the College of Continuing Professional Studies offers an associates of science in communication. Careers in Communication are the most exciting, dynamic and challenging careers today. Developments in computers and communication technology, expansion of the global marketplace, growing competition and numerous other factors require organizations to transform how they communicate with customers and their publics. In this environment, communication is the priority. Being able to effectively communicate is ranked at the top of skills demanded by employers.

Associate of Science in Communication Curriculum

In addition to general education requirements, the communication associate of science requires 21 hours of coursework in the following distribution:

COMM 211: The Art of Human Communication (3 hours)
COMM 215: Foundations of Communication (3 hours)
COMM 221: Media Writing (3 hours)
COMM 231: Principles of Advertising and Public Relations (3 hours)
COMM 351: Persuasive Communication (3 hours)
COMM 387: Organizational Communication (3 hours)

In addition, choose one of the following:
COMM 340: Advertising & Public Relations Research and Strategy (3 hours)
COMM 433: Strategic Writing for Advertising and Public Relations (3 hours)

Students must take the following course as a part of the general education requirements:
ENGL 207: Expository Writing (3 hours)