The Associate of Arts (AA) in Communication Studies is a 60 credit hour degree providing an introduction to the field of communication studies. This major provides a foundation for various communication studies related work as well as completion of the Bachelor of Arts: Communication Studies degree.
The AA in Communication Studies requires a total of 60 credit hours for graduation, which includes 36 credit hours of general education coursework, 18 credit hours of Communication Studies major coursework, and 6 credit hours of elective coursework. Prior college, military, technical credits and prior learning credit can be used toward the AA in Communication Studies degree. Students may transfer in a maximum of 45 credit hours (75% of the degree requirements). Students may take a maximum of 15 credit hours of 300 and 400 level courses in the AA degree program.
The 18 hours of major coursework, as well as the general education and elective credit hours, may be transferred to the Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies degree at Colorado Christian University. This accelerated program allows for greater freedom in choosing courses that meet the unique scheduling needs of working adults.
The Associate of Arts in Communication Studies requires completion of the following 60 credit hours:
General Education (36 hours)
Communication Studies Major (18 hours)
Electives (6 hours)