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Communication

Campus Location: Calmar, Peosta, Online

Program Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Award: Associate of Arts

Description:

The AA degree in Communication will assist you if you plan to seek a professional degree in media, public relations, journalism, business, education and other communications-related areas. Journalists, technical writers, personnel directors and media specialists need the strong communication skills that the Communication AA degree provides its graduates.

This program will prepare you to enter the workforce in local businesses or transfer to a four-year college or university to obtain a baccalaureate degree in a communications or related area.

If you plan to transfer to a four-year institution, select courses to satisfy the requirements of your prospective institution. Consult your advisor there with questions about course selection.

Communication

Admissions Requirements:

  • Submission of your official high school transcript with ACT score.
  • Submission of transcript from any college or university previously attended.
  • Completion of ACCUPLACER assessment if necessary.

Communication

Academic Requirements:

Minimum Credits: 62

View the printable Ed Plan.

Completion of Associate of Arts degree requirements AND

 
CourseTitleCredit
BCA:212 Intro to Computer Business Apps 3.0
COM:140 Intro to Mass Media 3.0
ENG:106 Composition II 3.0
ENG:108 Composition II: Technical Writing 3.0
HUM:108 Cultural Diversity and Identity 3.0
PHI:105 Intro to Ethics 3.0
PSY:112 Psychology of Human Relations 3.0
* Communication-Related Electives 15.0

*Electives

Students are urged to work with their academic advisor in the selection of Communication-Related Electives to best match career or transfer choice.

Communication-Related Electives: ASL:131, ASL:161, ASL:241, ASL:271, CIS:197, CIS:207, COM:145, COM:155, COM:936, DRA:112, ENG:221, FLS:141, FLS:142, FLS:241, FLS:242, GRA:139, GRA:151, HUM:140, LIT:101, LIT:110, LIT:111, LIT:142, LIT:186, MKT:110, MKT:150 

Articulation

An articulation agreement is in effect with Wartburg College.

Communication

Employment Information:

This program will prepare you to enter the workforce in local businesses or transfer to a four-year college or university to obtain a baccalaureate degree in communication or related area.

Communication

Additional Information:

Articulation Agreements

Northeast Iowa Community College maintains articulation agreements with many area colleges and universities. The Communication program has an official articulation in place with the AIB College of Business.

Contacts

Jeff Murphy, MA
Dean of Arts and Science-Calmar
800.728.2256, ext. 235
murphyj@nicc.edu

Douglas Binsfeld
Dean of Arts & Sciences, Peosta
800.728.7367, ext 207
binsfeldd@nicc.edu

Becky Kamm
Communication Faculty, Calmar
800.728.2256, ext. 269
kammr@nicc.edu

Gene Perry
Communication Faculty, Peosta
800.728.7367, ext. 292
perrye@nicc.edu