Communication

Courses

Minimum program credit hours: 60

Program Codes

Degree Option
Associate in Science Degree
Hegis Code
5008
Curriculum Code
1173
General Requirements
27 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
9 SUNY LAS JCC
ENG 1530: English Composition II3 BCOM H CENG
ENG 1540: Writing About Literature3 HUMA H CWRT, VEDP
3  
CMM 2530: Writing for Electronic Media3 (X) H
ENG 2740: Newswriting and Editing3 (X) H
ENG 2840: Film Study and Appreciation3 (X) H
ENG 2890: Advanced Prose Writing3 (X) H
9
Social Sciences Electives

Up to 6 credits may need to be SUNY General Education-category specific.

9 (X-X) S (SR)
9
MAT 1500: Problem Solving (or higher)

3 credits must be SUNY General Education-category specific.

3 MATH N CMAT
Mathematics and Sciences Electives

Up to 3 credits may need to be SUNY General Education-category specific.

6 N (SR)

Core Requirements
27 credit hours Degree Requirements Met
15 SUNY LAS JCC
CMM 1510: Introduction to Communication3 HUMA H
CMM 1610: Public Speaking3 ARTS H VEDP
CMM 1750: The Rhetoric of Vision and Sound3 ARTS H
CMM 2500: Interpersonal Communication3 H
CMM 2610: Mass Communication and Media Literacy3 H VEDP
12 SUNY LAS JCC

Any additional CMM course beyond the Core Requirements, or:

ANT 1520: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology3
BUS 2550: Marketing3
BUS 2570: Principles of Management3
BUS 2580: Management & Organizational Behavior3
BUS 2630: Human Resource Management3
ENG 1560: English for Careers3
ENG 2540: Creative Writing3
HIS 1520: World History Since 15003
HIS 1540: US History Since 18653
BUS 1660: Leadership Development3
PHL 1510: Introduction to Philosophy3
PHL 1570: Critical Reasoning3
PHL 2610: Introduction to Ethical Theory3
PHL 2630: Contemporary Moral Problems3
PSY 2500: Psychology of Personality3
PSY 2530: Social Psychology3
PSY 2570: Human Sexuality3

Electives
6 credit hours Degree Requirements Met

Program Student Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Distinguish between effective communication and ineffective communication.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of basic and more complex theories of communication.
  3. Analyze ineffective communication, identify communication problems, and suggest solutions to those communication problems.
  4. Conduct an audience analysis to determine demographic and psychographic variables.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to perform basic research and organize their findings into a coherent, original written, oral or media presentation.