Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

Communication Concentration

Associate in Arts Humanities and Learning Communities - Communications

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
COM-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: May 28, 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.