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Program: Liberal Arts and Sciences

Contact: Dr. Shirley Maase
Award: Associate of Arts
Credits Required: 63

The following Area of Emphasis is applicable to the Liberal Arts and Sciences Associate of Arts Degree Program (200) and is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate program within the area of emphasis. The program is based on specific learning outcomes and is comprised of foundation level coursework and general education which meet academic content, outcomes, and requirements of the first two-years of a Communication Studies program. The program is designed for part and full-time students with academic and/or professional interest in communications, including professional writing, journalism, and mass media. The student should become familiar with the requirements of the intended transfer institution and consult with an advisor in making course selections.

The courses listed under this Area of Emphasis are not required for graduation unless designated as a Liberal Arts and Science program requirement as listed in the 200 program curriculum. Students should also note the General Education (G.Ed.) requirements..

Program Requirements:

Course Credits

(G. Ed.) General Education Program Requirement

Please note: This information is for planning purposes only. The list of courses may not be complete. Please contact an advisor to be sure that courses are applicable to your desired course of study.

Program Articulation
Students who complete this Area of Emphasis can complete their Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communicaiton at University of Maryland University College and at Salisbury University. Students planning a seamless transfer to Salisbury University to earn a baccalaureate degree in Communication must earn a grade of "C" or better in program related general education courses and in all communication courses. Salisbury University will transfer a maximum of 64 semester hours from Chesapeake College, which may include a total of 15 semester hours in communication credit as specified.

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