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  Oct 19, 2017
 
 
    
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2012-2013 [Archived Catalog]

Associate of Arts, concentration in Speech


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Today’s careers require the ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, and to understand how communication works within organizations and small groups and between individuals. Our diverse, rapidly-changing society rewards those who communicate persuasively and effectively with consumers, clients, and others across cultural boundaries. The Associate of Arts with a Concentration in Speech Communication prepares students for transfer to a Bachelor of Arts while improving one’s marketability in all careers.   This curriculum follows the state approved field of study in communication studies.  See an advisor to ensure transferability.

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 60)


Communication (10) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Additional Communication (11) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Additional Communication (11) Core 

Mathematics (20) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Mathematics (20) Core 

Natural Sciences (30) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the Natural Sciences (30) Core 

Humanities (40) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Humanities (40) Core 

Additional Humanities (41) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Additional Humanities (41) Core 

Visual and Performing Arts (50) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Visual and Performing Arts (50) Core 

History (60) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from the History (60) Core 

Government (70) Core - 2 courses (6 credit hours)


Select 2 courses from Government (70) Core 

Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core - 1 course (3 credit hours)


Select 1 course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences (80) Core 

Additional Requiremens (18 hours)


Notes:


A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requirements.

The student is encouraged to carefully examine requirements at the transfer institution.  Requirements vary from institution to institution and can change from one year to the next.

#These courses are not offered at NVC, but may be offered at one of the Alamo Colleges.

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