Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

Communication Concentration

Associate in Arts Humanities and Learning Communities - Communication

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements. 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 Expand
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: Complete ENG-095 and either ESL-098 or RDG-095, or ELL-103 with a grade of C or higher. - Must be completed prior to taking this course

COM-110 Introduction to Communication
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course satisfies Learning Communities Seminar requirement.

Fulfills the Learning Community Seminar requirement.

New degree-seeking students enrolled in 9 credits or more must take a Learning Community Seminar or a Learning Community Cluster within their first year.

GenEd-QPS Quantitative Problem Solving
3-4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

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

(Formerly Area 4)

Choose one course from Quantitative Problem Solving Menu. Recommended: MAT-181 Statistics or MAT-174 Quantitative Reasoning.

GenEd-CCC Community & Cultural Contexts
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

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

(Formerly Area 2 and Area 3)

Choose one course from Community and Cultural Contexts Menu. PHL-103 or SOC-227 recommended.

COM-101 Film as Art
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

Pre/co-requisite: ENG-111: College Writing I

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

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

Prerequisite: ENG-111

COM-171 Public Speaking and Professional Communication
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

COM-250 Analyzing Media I
3

Prerequisite: ENG-095 and RDG-095 or ELL-103, or placement into ENG-111

COM-254 Digital Media & Performance
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Pre/Corequisite: COM-110

Gen-Ed Elective Behavioral or Social Sciences
3

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

Choose one PSY or SOC course. PSY-107 or SOC-101 is recommended.

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req Expand
COM-210 Interpersonal Communication
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: COM-110 

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. COM-102 American Cinema Recommended

 

COM-299 Communication Internship
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Placement must be decided upon with Communication faculty, with approval from the Chair.

Pre/corequisites: COM-171 or permission from Chair

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

ENV-105 Environmental Science/Lab is recommended

Elective Behavioral Science Elective
3

Choose one PSY or SOC course

PSY-219, SOC-227 or SOC-229 is recommended 

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

LIT-203 recommended.

Elective-2 Concentration Elective
3

Choose one Concentration Elective: 

  • COM-102 American Cinema 
  • COM-241 Introduction to Today’s Journalism 
  • COM-242 Multimedia Journalism 
  • ENG-234 Literary Publishing 
  • VMA-262 Video Techniques Lab 
  • VMA-263: Video Concepts Lab
Elective-3 Concentration Elective
3

Choose one Concentration Elective: 

  • COM-102 American Cinema 
  • COM-241 Introduction to Today’s Journalism 
  • COM-242 Multimedia Journalism 
  • ENG-234 Literary Publishing 
  • VMA-262 Video Techniques Lab 
  • VMA-263 Video Concepts Lab
Elective-4 Lab Science Elective
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

ENV-110 Recommended

Elective-5 Concentration Elective
3

Choose one Concentration Elective: 

  • COM-102 American Cinema 
  • COM-241 Introduction to Today’s Journalism 
  • COM-242 Multimedia Journalism 
  • ENG-234 Literary Publishing 
  • VMA-262 Video Techniques Lab 
  • VMA-263 Video Concepts Lab
Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: May 6, 2021
Approved for the 2021-2023 College Catalog

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Have an effective transfer path to a four-year college/university. 
  • Express foundational communication skills, such as public speaking, professional communication, clear argumentation, and critical reasoning. 
  • Write for a variety of purposes, adapting to varying audiences. 
  • Develop cultural and ethical competency, by engaging in human rights advocacy and effective intercultural communication. 
  • Conduct research in the field of communication. 
  • Earn hands-on skills in the field of communication through coursework and an internship. 
  • Understand the dynamics of communication in a global context. 
  • Enter the workforce upon graduation in journalism, media, film studies, video production, or other creative industry. 
  • Produce and edit video.

Career Outlook

Students in this program will earn hands-on skills in the field of communication through coursework and an internship. Students are prepared to enter the workforce upon graduation in journalism, media, film studies, video production, or other creative industry. The program is suited for students who wish to pursue careers in the field of: Advertising, Broadcasting, Business, Communication, Education, Film, Journalism, Marketing, Politics, Public Relations, Social Media, and/or Video Production.