General Education Requirements: 34 Hours
(Three hours of General Education requirements are satisfied through the Specialized Course Requirements.)
Communication 9 hours
COMM 1113 Public Speaking
*ENGL 1113 Composition I
*ENGL 1123 Composition II
Humanities 6 Hours
See the General Education Requirements page for course list.
Mathematics 3 hours
See the General Education Requirements page for complete list.
Science 7 hours
See the General Education Requirements page for complete list. One course must be a laboratory science (L).
Social Science 6 hours
POLS 1113 American Federal Government
and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present
Required Electives 3 hours
Select one three-hour course from one of the following:
Foreign Language, Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre) Psychology, or Social Sciences.
*Course has prerequisite.
Specialized Course Requirements: 26-27 Hours
Common Courses 9 hours
(Required for all options)
COMM 2103 Interpersonal Communication
*ENGL 2413 Introduction to Literature
JRMC 1013 Introduction to Mass Communication
Communication Option 17-18 hours
Select 15 hours from the following:
COMM 2043 Advanced Public Speaking
COMM 2053 Intercultural Communication
COMM 2073 Oral Interpretation
*COMM 2093 Business and Professional Communication
COMM 2243 Small Group Communication
COMM 2333 Forensics
COMM 2343 Forensics Performance Competition
COMM 2351 Forensics Competition Practicum
COMM 2353 Forensics Acting II
COMM 2363 Forensics Acting III
COMM 2373 Forensics Acting IV
*COMM 2503 Communication Theory
COMM 2553 Introduction to Rhetorical Theory
Recommended Electives 2-3 hours
CSCI 1203 is recommended for those students who have not met computer proficiency.
Foreign Language 3 hours
Total Credit Hours: 60-61
*Course has prerequisite.
To receive an AA or AS degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.
Physical education activity courses do not count toward the associate degree requirements in this curriculum.
University Transfer Degree Information
Students should work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses for your degree program, especially if you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university. Students are encouraged to begin a dialogue with their intended transfer schools as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and advisors from selected four-year institutions can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.