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Communication Concentration

Associate in Arts

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ENG-111 College Writing I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

LCS-101 Learning Community Seminar
Elective Elective
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

LCS-101 satisfies the Learning Community Requirement

or

Choose one college-level course as an elective.

GenEd-QPS Quantitative Problem Solving
3-4

This course meets the General Education requirement for Quantitative Problem Solving.

(Formerly Area 4)

Choose one course from Quantitative Problem Solving Menu

Prerequisites: MAT-097 or MAT-098 or placement

GenEd-CCC Community & Cultural Contexts
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

(Formerly Areas 2 and 3)

Choose one course from Community and Cultural Contexts Menu

GenEd-CW Creative Work
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

(Formerly Area 6)

Choose one course from Creative Work Menu

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ENG-112 College Writing II
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisite: ENG-111

Elective-1 Concentration Elective 3
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Choose one Concentration Elective:

  • CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
  • COM-101 Film as Art
  • COM-171 Oral Communication
  • VMA-125 Introduction to Adobe Suite
  • VMA-111 Introduction to Mass Media
  • COM-242 Journalism II (Only offered in the Spring)
Elective-2 Literature Elective
3

Choose one LIT course

Pre/co-requisite: ENG-111

Elective-3 Math Elective
3-4

Choose one college-level MAT course

Prerequisites: MAT 097 or MAT-098 or placement

Elective-4 Concentration Elective
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Choose one Concentration Elective:

  • CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
  • COM-101 Film as Art
  • COM-171 Oral Communication
  • VMA-125 Introduction to Adobe Suite
  • VMA-111 Introduction to Mass Media
  • COM-242 Journalism II (Only offered in the Spring)
Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ENG-241 Journalism I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: ENG-095 or placement

GenEd-SR Scientific Reasoning
4

This course meets the General Education requirement for Scientific Reasoning.

(Formerly Area 5)

Choose one course from Scientific Reasoning Menu

Elective-1 Elective
3

Choose one college-level course

Elective-2 Concentration Elective
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Choose one Concentration Elective:

  • CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
  • COM-101 Film as Art
  • COM-171 Oral Communication
  • VMA-125 Introduction to Adobe Suite
  • VMA-111 Introduction to Mass Media
  • COM-242 Journalism II (Only offered in the Spring)
Elective-3 Behavioral Science Elective
3

Choose one PSY or SOC course

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
Elective-1 Literature Elective
3

Choose one LIT course

Pre/co-requisite: ENG-111

Elective-2 Social Science Elective
3

Choose one HIS or GOV or PHIL or GEO course

Elective-3 Lab Science Elective
4

Choose one 4-credit AST or BIO or CHM or GIS or ENV or PHY course

Elective-4 Concentration Elective
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Choose one Concentration Elective:

  • CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
  • COM-101 Film as Art
  • COM-171 Oral Communication
  • VMA-125 Introduction to Adobe Suite
  • VMA-111 Introduction to Mass Media
  • COM-242 Journalism II (Only offered in the Spring)
GenEd-E General Education Elective
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.

Choose a course from the General Education Scientific Reasoning, Community/Cultural Contexts, Creative Work or Elective Menus.

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 22, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively in a variety of formats and situations.
  • Write for a variety of purposes, adapting to varying audiences.
  • Write pieces for specific markets, such as news stories and traditional academic papers.
  • Use a computer to compose and edit papers and conduct Internet research.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking.
  • Understand the dynamics of communication in a global context.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this concentration qualify to transfer to four-year colleges or universities that prepare students for professional careers in journalism, public relations, and media communications.

A bachelor’s degree is the minimum requirement for entry into these fields. Graduate work may be necessary, as well.