DeJanae Hayes

DeJanae Hayes

"I love our faculty and staff. They are so nice. They care about our grades and us succeeding here at Grand Valley." - DeJanae Hayes, accounting and finance major Read More

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Washtenaw Community College

Program Guide: Communication Studies

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 4
MTH 176 4
World Perspectives elective 3
COM 101 3
14
Second Semester
ENG 226 3
Elective 4
Humanities elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
16
Second Semester
Social Science elective 3
Science elective 4
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A. Students seeking a B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language. Students seeking the B.S. degree must take MTH 160.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities elective must be a non-COM course.  Social science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • ENG 111 and ENG 226 both transfer to GVSU as WRT 150.  If students don't complete the MTA, students will only receive the benefit of one of the courses.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 201, GEO 101, HST 122, HST 123, HUM 145, HUM 146, PLS 211, SPN 202, SPN 224
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENG 181, HST 150, HST 201, HST 202, SOC 205, SOC 207, SOC 230
  • Choose electives from:  COM 102,  COM 150,  COM 210, DRA 204 or 208, HUM 120, JRN 111, JRN 216, PHO 103, PHO 127, VID 105, VID 125, VID 270

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Communication 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 pecialized majors. These majors include: Film and Video Production, Photography, Theatre, Advertising and Public Relations, Broadcasting, Journalism, and Health Communications.

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