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    Aug 07, 2022  
2014-2015 RACC Student Catalog 
2014-2015 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communications, AA

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Communications, Arts and Humanities Division

The Communications Transfer Program prepares students for transfer to a four-year college or university. It offers students in communications, journalism, public relations and visual communications a broad base of courses and experiences as a foundation for future specialization. The program also focuses on writing for new and emerging media.

Program Competencies

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Communicate clearly, correctly, and ethically in writing and speaking.
  • Demonstrate strategies of ethical listening and critical reading.
  • Use rhetorical principles to adapt content, style, and tone to address a variety of audiences and purposes.
  • Assess the functions and effects of the mass media.
  • Evaluate, integrate, and document ideas and words from sources in writing and speaking.
  • Transfer to an accredited college or university.

Required Program of Study

See General Education Requirements (36 Credit Hours)


Major Requirements (15 Credit Hours)

Suggested Electives (9 Credit Hours)

Courses selected as electives will depend upon the institution to which you will transfer. It is essential that you consult with a Faculty Advisor for assistance in selecting elective courses. However, it is the responsibility of students to meet with an admissions representative from the four-year institution to determine its transfer policies.

Total Credits=60

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