Kirsten Strom, Ph.D.

Kirsten Strom, Ph.D.

"The liberal education aspect of the degree here at Grand Valley is really good at developing transferable skills. No matter what the students end up doing, they'll do it well." - Kirsten Strom, Art and Design Department Read More

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West Shore Community College

Program Guide: Communication Studies

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 3
MTH 121 3
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
15
Second Semester
ENG 112 3
SPE 101 3
Elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Lab Science elective 4
Elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective 4
17
Second Semester
Math/Science elective 3
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
15
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.A., B.S.. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language. Students seeking the B.S. degree must take MTH 123.
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 112, GEO 133, LIT 213, PHL 202, SPN 202, HIS 142
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ANT 114, SOC 275, HIS 145, HIS 146
  • Possible electives:  SPE 110, MKT 244, THE 121, THE 151, JRN 150, JRN 200, PHO 157, PHO 158
  • Students may want to consider transferring after one year of basic courses. Many of the freshman/sophomore communication courses are not available at WSCC.

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

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