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Bay de Noc Community College

Program Guide: Communication Studies

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 101 4
MATH 110 4
World Perspectives elective 4
COMM 104 4
Second Semester
ENGL 102 2
MATH 210 4
Humanities elective 4
Social Science elective 4

Second Year

First Semester
COMM 103 3
COMM 201 4
Elective 4
Science Lab elective 4
Second Semester
U.S.Diversity elective 4
Social Science elective 4
Humanities elective 4
Science elective 4


  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A. Students seeking a B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.
  • It is strongly recommended that students transfer after one year of basic courses. None of the freshman/sophomore communication courses are available at Bay de Noc.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA).  Social science, science and humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.   Please see a community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • MATH 210 is only required for students pursuing the B.S. degree.
  • Possible elective:  COMM 120
  • World Perspectives electives: ANTH 201, BUSN 260, GEOG 125, GEOG 126, PHIL 202, POLI 201
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENGL 211, SOCY 207, SOCY 208


Communication Studies is a multidisciplinary liberal arts and professional field. At Grand Valley a student may choose a general major in communications 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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