Associate in Arts Degree
This concentration offers a sequence of courses providing a flexible background for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or unversity with a strong liberal arts foundation in the communication field. Students interested in pursuing television production and direction, film studies, or radio broadcasting are encouraged to investigate the Media Studies concentration.
Students who are matriculated and place into developmental math and/or English are required to begin the course sequence in the first semester. Please see an advisor.
M Designates a Milestone course. A milestone course must be completed in the semester indicated to ensure that you remain on track to continue on in your program and graduate on time.
Note: The Associate in Arts degree does not indicate a specialized degree in a concentration. Students who complete this concentration will satisfy the requirements of MassTransfer. For additional information pertaining to degree requirements, please refer to Degree Requirements.
Prospects for employment are incredibly diverse, and individuals with degrees in communication might pursue careers in teaching, government, law enforcement, theater and film, script and speech writing, public relations, marketing and promotion, management, human resources, social work, or a variety of other fields. Students with this degree might choose to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor's degree or they may immediately enter the workforce.
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