Dec 14, 2019  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
  
College Catalog 2019-2020

Communication Option, Arts and Science, A.A.


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CONTACT

Timothy Cochran, 413.552.2484, tcochran@hcc.edu

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The communication option provides a foundational understanding of communication in society and in our everyday lives.

Goals of the program are both skills-based and analytical:

  • to foster effective communication
  • to develop an understanding of media institution, media history and the effects of media on society and individuals

The program prepares students for transfer to a 4-year institution, and is suited for students who wish to pursue careers in the field of:

  • Broadcasting
  • Journalism
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Business
  • Politics
  • Communication
  • Theater
  • Education
  • Social Media
  • Film

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: 35-36 CREDITS


SUGGESTED ELECTIVES: 3-4 CREDITS


Sufficient to complete 60 credit graduation requirement

  • General Elective Credit(s): 3-4

TOTAL: 60-61 CREDITS


NOTES

1 A maximum of 6 practicum credits can be used towards this degree.

This program qualifies for MassTransfer, which guarantees credit transfer to Massachusetts state colleges universities. MassTransfer also will grant students automatic acceptance to certain state colleges and universities by achieving the minimum grade point average and the HCC degree.

Depending on course selection, 50% of this program can be completed online. Go to Online Learning  for more information.

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