Jun 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook

Communications Studies Emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway), A.A.


The Communication Studies Emphasis provides the basic coursework designed to prepare the student for advanced studies in communication studies at the transfer institution.

To facilitate success in this program, all students should enroll in ORN 1010 - Orientation: Learning to Succeed  during their first semester at DSCC.

Major/Concentration Codes: UTPA-USCS

Use DegreeWorks to view a sample degree plan.

To view a sample degree map by semester for this area of emphasis, go to Degree Map.

Total: 62 Semester Hours


*For lists of eligible electives, see the appropriate section of the General Education Core Curriculum Requirements .

Note: Students should consult the catalog of their transfer institution for guidance in selecting elective hours.

**Additional information regarding foreign language:

Reguirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree at universities include demonstrated competency in foreign language at the intermediate level. Community college students are encouraged to attain intermediate-level competency in foreign language before transferring.

Complete information regarding foreign language requirementss at each university may be found on the transfer and articulation websites of the Tennessee Board of Regents and the University of Tennessee Systems. Community college students are encouraged to be familiar with foreign language requirements at the universities and, if applicable, complete the requirementss before transferring.