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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Arts and Humanities - Programs of Study

Communications Studies
A.A. Degree (Transfer) An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
Application Code 206

For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division—Room HVPA-200—443-518-1480.  

This curriculum is designed for those students transferring to a four-year institution, majoring in a wide range of communications and media programs. The main emphasis of communications studies is the history, processes, and effects of human communication through speech and related media and writing courses. The curriculum is designed to provide a liberal education in the arts and sciences of human communication. The curriculum gives the student flexibility to pursue a major interest and, at the same time, to fulfill the lower-division general education requirements for transfer to a baccalaureate degree program. Students should seek guidance from advisors and the institution to which they intend to transfer to determine appropriate coursework for specific transfer programs.
 
 
 
   
GENERAL EDUCATION CORECredits
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a
minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s
total of general education and required courses must equal
at least 60 semester hours of credit.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts & 
 Literature1Humanities Core Course (see p. 64)
 Arts Core Course (see p. 64)
 Literature Core Course (see p. 63)9-11
Social Sciences2Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Courses
 (see p. 65)6
ScienceScience Core Courses (see p. 66; must include
 one course with lab)7-8
MathematicsMathematics Core Course (see p. 66)3-5
InterdisciplinaryInterdisciplinary and Emerging Issues Core
 Course (see p. 66)2-3
 

 

REQUIRED COURSES RELATED TO MAJOR
SPCH-105Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
SPCH-110Interpersonal Communication3
PHIL-103Introduction to Ethics3
SPCH-260/THET-260Voice and Diction3
TVRD-129Mass Media3
Additional Communications, Media, or Writing courses* 15
  60-66
   
*Students will choose 15 credits from the courses listed below according to their transfer plans for a particular area of study (3 credits each):
   
ARTT-112Introduction to Digital Media
ARTT-146  Digital Photography I
CRES-155/HEED-155 Introduction to Conflict Resolution: Science and Art
ENGL-115Creative Writing
ENGL-230 Technical Writing
FILM-171 Introduction to American Cinema
FILM-172 Introduction to World Cinema
SOCI-101 Introduction to Sociology
SPCH-115Intercultural Communication
SPCH-160Argumentation and Debate
SPCH-175/BMGT-175Business Communications
THET-101Introduction to Acting
TVRD-126/ENGL-126Introduction to Journalism
TVRD-130/ARTT-130Introduction to Video I
TVRD-131/ARTT-131Introduction to Video II
TVRD-220Introduction to Broadcasting
TVRD/ENGL/FILM-223Writing for Screen Narrative
TVRD-224/ENGL-224Writing for Radio and Multimedia

 

1 One Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Arts Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus another Humanities, Arts, and Literature Core (3 credits) in a second discipline other than a world language satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.
2 One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.

hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST