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Communication

Associate of Arts Degree

The Associate of Arts degree in Communication provides a solid introduction to an extensive field, equipping students with an understanding of communication theory and application. With an associate degree in Communication, students will gain proficiency in a variety of areas, ranging from managing interpersonal relations to understanding the role of media in our society.

Students will learn from courses that will enable them to efficiently navigate through professional, social, and personal circumstances.

In addition to a focus on the art of communication, this program also shines a necessary light on the beauty of differences in humanity. This program is intended as a transfer degree and should complete the first two years of requirements for a 4-year degree in Communication.

Course NumberCourseCredits
BADM 1020Business Communications3
OR 
ENGL 1020English Composition II3
  
COMM 1030Interpersonal Communication3
COMM 1040Intro to Communication Theory3
COMM 2010Public Speaking3
COMM 2110Nonverbal Communication3
COMM 2135Gender Communication and Culture3
MDIA 1000Intro to Mass Media3
  
MATH 1000Problem Solving3
OR 
MATH 1400College Algebra4
  
PSYC 1000General Psychology4

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

Writing Level I (WR1)3 credits
Writing Level II WR2(in program)
American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000)3 credits
ARTS3 credits
HUM(in program)
LSCI4 credits
MATH(in program)
ORAL(in program)
SOC(in program)
UNST1 credits

Students must take a minimum of nine (9) credits from the following:

COMM, FILM, MDIA, MKT, PSYC or STAT

Total Credit Hours: 60-61

Communication

Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Communication provides a solid introduction to an extensive field, equipping students with an understanding of communication theory and application. With an associate degree in Communication, students will gain a proficiency in a variety of areas, ranging from managing interpersonal relations to understanding the role of media in our society. Students will learn from courses that will enable them to efficiently navigate through professional, social and personal circumstances. In addition to a focus on the art of communication, this program also shines a necessary light on the beauty of differences in humanity. The Associate of Applied Science degree in Communication is intended to provide students with a skill-set that leads directly to employment.

Course NumberCourseCredits
ART 2145Digital Photography I3
  
COMM 1030Interpersonal Communication3
OR 
COMM 2010Public Speaking3
  
FILM 1100Film Production I4
  
MDIA 1000Intro to Mass Media3
OR 
MDIA 2100Media Writing3
Course Requirements  
Course NumberCourseCredits
BADM 1020Business Communications3
OR 
ENGL 2002Technical Writing3
  
MDIA 1000Intro to Mass Media3
OR 
MDIA 2100Media Writing3
  
COMM 1030Interpersonal Communication3
OR 
COMM 2010Public Speaking3
  
COMM 1040Intro to Communication Theory3
COMM 2110Nonverbal Communication3
COMM 2135Gender Communication and Culture3
PFDV 1500Managing Career Development3
PSYC 1000General Psychology4
Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.
Writing Level I (WR1)3 credits
American & Wyoming Government (POLS 1000)3 credits
MATH/APPM/LSCI3 credits
Student must complete six (6) credits of General Education courses distributed over two (2) different general education areas, one of which is either WR2 or ORAL.
ARTS/HUM/IT/ORAL/SOC/WR2(in program)
UNST1 credits
A student must complete six (6) credits of General Education courses distributed over two (2) different general education areas, one of which is either WR2 or ORAL.

Students may take any three (3) credits from the following:

COMM, FILM, MDIA, or ART

Total Credit Hours: 60

Meet Your Professor

Assistant Professor of Communication

Maygen Cassity is passionate about teaching and truly feels fortunate to be in the role.