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2019-2020 College Catalog 
2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Arts & Technologies AA, Mass Communication: Strategic Communication Option

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Program Description

The Associate of Arts in Communication option prepares students for a Baccalaureate degree exploring oral communication and related fields of study. Students in this program can explore topics such as interpersonal, small group, intercultural, nonverbal, public, rhetorical, broadcast and electronic media, strategic communications, and other topics of importance within academic and business settings. Graduates of the program enjoy careers in public relations, business management, public policy, law, corporate training, broadcast and electronic communication, strategic communication, among other communication - intensive careers and fields of study.

For More Information Contact:
School of Liberal Arts & Communication
Southeast Campus:  (918) 595-7694

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, you will be able to:

  • Perform ethical, critical, creative, and effective communication in written, oral, digital, mediated, and relational systems.
  • Evaluate the influence of digital and mediated technologies on human communication.
  • Display practical skills for effective strategic communication.
  • Identify legal standards of mass communication.


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Degree Requirements

View a semester-by-semester course plan of study and information on transferring this degree to other colleges and universities on the Strategic Communication Option Degree Map.  

General Education Requirements Credit Hours: 36

Humanities 6 hours

Mathematics 3 hours

Science 7 hours

See the General Education Requirements  for course list.  One course must be a laboratory science (L).

General Education Recommended Electives 2 hours

General Education Required Electives 3 hours

Select three (3) credit hours from courses in Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre), Foreign Language, Psychology, or Social Sciences.

Specialized Course Requirements Credit Hours: 24

Total Credit Hours: 60

To receive an A.A. or A.S. degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.
Physical education activity courses do not count toward the associate degree requirements in this curriculum.

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