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2023 - 2024 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog 
    
2023 - 2024 Eastern Iowa Community Colleges Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Transfer Major, AA


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Campus: Clinton, Muscatine, and Scott Community Colleges

Are you interested in the study and practice of human communication? The transfer major in Communication has been designed to provide a broad education with emphasis in communication theory and practice, ranging from interpersonal to understanding the role of media in our society. This program is for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution with a major related to Communication.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Communication Transfer Major program, students will be able to:

  1. Examine complexities and connection of culture, identity, and perception in communication.
  2. Implement interpersonal and intercultural communication strategies for a variety of contexts.
  3. Analyze mass media’s effect on society.
  4. Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills in professional communication.
  5. Prepare and deliver effective informative and persuasive extemporaneous public presentations.

Plan of Study


Discipline Requirements


Take the following courses:


Discipline relevant courses required for Transfer Major

General Education Requirements


Communications (3 credits required)


Select a Composition I course (3 credits)

Arts and Humanities (6 credits required)


Cultural Historical Perspectives (3 credits)


Social Sciences (6 credits required)


Select an Economics or Political Science course (3 credits)

Select a Psychology or Sociology course (3 credits)

Mathematics and Natural Sciences (11 credits required)


Select a Life Sciences course (4 credits)

Select a Physical Sciences course (4 credits)

Select a Mathematics course (3 credits)

Computer Skills (3 credits required)


Students may choose to demonstrate computer skills proficiency by exam and complete an elective in lieu of a computer skills course.

Select a Computer Skills course (3 credits)

Electives (up to 12 credits required)


Students choose electives according to their needs and interests and the requirements of their intended transfer college to complete the 62 credit hours required of an Associate of Arts degree. While electives generally are chosen from any Arts and Science course numbered above 100, a maximum of 4 credit hours in SDV courses and 16 credit hours in career technical courses may be applied toward an AA. 

Communication Transfer Major, AA: 62 credits total


Non-discrimination Statement / Equal Educational Opportunities


It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

 

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact EICC’s Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-5222, equity@eicc.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730- 1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

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