Communication Transfer Program Schedule Guide, A.A.

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Communication Transfer Program Schedule Guide, A.A.

Department: Communications

Total Credit Hours: 64 credits

Occupational Outlook

Employment of communication graduates is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations, which will result in about 43,200 new jobs.

Salary Outlook

In the state of Missouri, the median annual wage for media and communication occupations was $54,780, depending on education, experience and employer.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.

Communication Careers

SCC graduates with a Communication Transfer Program A.A. degree are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: advertising, journalism, digital communication and media, print publishing, public relations, radio and TV and sports communication.  

Suggested Schedule Planning

Italicized courses are recommended to be taken for elective credits.
First Semester (16-19 credits)
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
MAT ,MAT 158 or higher Contemporary College Math, College Algebra or higher 4-6
COM 101 Oral Communications 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences* 3
Humanities and Fine Arts** 3-4
Second Semester (16-17 credits)
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
Natural Science With Lab 4
COM 102 Introduction to Mass Communication 3
COM 106 Public Speaking 3
Humanities and Fine Arts** 3-4
Third Semester (15 credits)
COM 110 Interpersonal Communication 3
Course(s) in major for transfer institution 6
Social and Behavioral Sciences* 3
CPT 103 or CPT 115 Microcomputer Applications or Introduction to Data Processing 3
Fourth Semester (15-17 credits)
Social and Behavioral Sciences* 3
Course(s) in major for transfer institution 6
Natural Science*** 3-4
Humanities and Fine Arts** 3-4
Total Hours Required For Graduation: 64 credits
(This must include a minimum of 42 credit hours of General Education Courses.)

Per College policy Individual students may be required to take COL 101.

Social and Behavioral Sciences: Complete one Civics Course (HIS 101, HIS 102 or POL 101) and a minimum of 6 additional credits from at least 2 disciplines.

** Humanities and Fine Arts: Complete nine credit hours from at least 2 disciplines.

*** Natural Sciences: Complete a minimum of 7 credit hours from at least 2 disciplines, including one course with a lab component.

Many universities require three semesters in one foreign language for a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree does not typically require a foreign language. Check with your transfer institution to see which degree best meets your educational and career goals.

For more information call 636-922-8241.

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Lee Ann Nelson,
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