Communication Studies Option

Communication Studies Option

This broad-based AA degree option is designed for students who have placed into M 115. Students who place below M 115 may work with their advisors to develop a tailored degree plan.

Year #1

Fall #1

This table gives the recommended course load for Fall #1 semester, Year #1 year.
CourseCredits
WRIT 101 3
COMX 111A 3
(N) course 3
(H) course or elective* 3
Elective 3
Total Credits15

Spring #1

This table gives the recommended course load for Spring #1 semester, Year #1 year.
CourseCredits
COMX 115S 3
M 115 3
WRIT 121 or other Int. Writing course 3
COMX 140L 3
COMX 205Y or Mtn: (Y) course 3-4
Total Credits15-16

*Students may opt to take an elective instead of an (H) course Fall #1 if they elect to take COMX 240H Fall #2, or take an (H) & (Y) double-dipper course Spring #1.

Year #2

Fall #2

This table gives the recommended course load for Fall #2 semester, Year #2 year.
CourseCredits
(E) course 3
(X) course or elective** 3
Elective 3
Mtn: COMX 220S or 240H (fall only) 3
Mtn: STAT 216*** 4
Total Credits16

Spring #2

This table gives the recommended course load for Spring #2 semester, Year #2 year.
CourseCredits
COMX elective 3
(N) course with lab 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Mtn: COMX elective 3
Total Credits15

**Students may opt to take an elective instead of an (X) course Fall #2 if they take COMX 212X as a COMX elective, or take an (H) & (X) double-dipper course Fall #1.

***Students may opt to take PSYX 222 or SOCI 202 instead of STAT 216. Additional prerequisites may apply.

TOTAL EARNED CREDITS FOR THE AA DEGREE: 61-62