Keisha Durant Hazen

Keisha Durant Hazen

"I chose to attend Grand Valley because of the sense of community. Everyone was very friendly and it felt like home." - Keisha Durant Hazen '09, Exploration Geologist, Shell Oil Company in Houston, TX Read More

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Jackson Community College

Program Guide: Communication Studies

First Year

First Semester
ENG 131 3
MAT 141 5
COM 231 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
17
Second Semester
ENG 132 3
Social Science elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Humanities elective 3
COM 240 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
Elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
15
Second Semester
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Science elective 4
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degrees offered: B.A., B.S.. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third-semester proficiency in a foreign language.
  • Students may want to consider transferring after one year. Many of the basic required courses are not available at JCC.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Humanities electives must be taken from different disciplines.  Social science electives must be taken from different disciplines.  Science electives must be taken from different disciplines.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 131, CUL 175, ENG 257, GEO 132, PLS 262, SPN 232
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENG 249, HST 125, SOC 235, SOC 246
  • Possible electives:  ART 137, COM 233, THR 131, THR 145, THR 146, THR 151, THR 241, THR 260, THR 268

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Communications is a multidisciplinary liberal arts and professional field. At Grand Valley a student may choose a general major in communication studies or one of seven specialized majors. These majors include: Film and Video Production, Photography, Theatre, Advertising and Public Relations, Broadcasting, Journalism, and Health Communications.

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