Aug 11, 2022  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog

Speech Communication, A.S.


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HEGIS: 5606.00
PROGRAM CODE: 29487
PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Dr. Lili Shi

DEPARTMENT: COMMUNICATIONS AND PERFORMING ARTS

The Speech Communications AS degree is a jointly registered dual enrollment degree program with Brooklyn College and prepares students for transfer to their baccalaureate program. Concentrations in Communications and Speech Pathology provide opportunity to focus on specific areas of interest. Courses focus on identifying and applying theories of communication and language development, evaluating the impact of culture on communication, and identifying qualities of an effective communicator.

The curriculum presented here applies to students who started the major in Fall 2021 or Spring 2022. If you enrolled as a matriculant prior to that, please see the College Catalog for the year you started the major as a matriculant for the curriculum requirements that apply to you.

Consultation with the Program Advisor is required.


Select the Degree Map for your Concentration:

Degree Map for Speech Communication, A.S. - Communication Studies Concentration  

Degree Map for Speech Communication, A.S. - Speech Pathology Concentration  

Your Degree Map contains the suggested term-by-term course sequence for your academic path towards graduation. 

To ensure successful and timely completion of your degree, it is recommended that you meet with your academic advisor to discuss your unique map. 

Please note some courses may only be offered once an academic year.

Program Learning Outcomes:


Upon successful completion of the Speech Communication degree program requirements, graduates will:

  1. Analyze linguistic patterns and processes, communication differences vs. disorders, the development, structure, and nature of human language, and its representation in speakers’ minds.
  2. Explain how an individual’s culture, speaking patterns, and/or linguistic choices inform our understanding of the systems of language, communication, and/or matters of social justice.
  3. Apply communication theories and skills to solve problems and/or achieve communication goals specific to interpersonal, family, group, career, or healthcare communication contexts.
  4. Illustrate listening skills and strategies to increase understanding, enhance relationships, and/or to address a communication challenge.
  5. Create and critically analyze messages as appropriate to the audience, purpose, and context.        

 

College Requirements:


English and Math proficient as determined by the CUNY Proficiency Index, unless otherwise exempt, or successful completion of any required developmental course(s).

Civic Engagement Experiences:


One (1) Civic Engagement experience satisfied by Civic Engagement Certified or Civic Engagement Component course or approved outside activity.

Writing Intensive Requirement:


One (1) Writing Intensive Course  in any discipline is required. 

Required Core (4 Courses, 12 Credits):


When Required Core courses are specified for a category, they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

* Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Flexible Core (6 Courses, 18 Credits):


When Flexible Core courses are specified for a category, they are strongly suggested and/or required for the major

One course from each Group A to E. and one (1) additional course from any group

No more than two courses can be selected from the same discipline

A. World Cultures and Global Issues Designated Course


B. U.S. Experience in its Diversity Designated Course


C. Creative Expression Designated Course


D. Individual and Society Designated Course


E. Scientific World Designated Course


Note: You may elect to take a math or science course that is 4 credits or more. TAP counts 3 credits towards the requirements and the 4th credit as an elective.

Major Requirements (3 Courses, 9 Credits):


Concentrations (4 to 5 Courses, 12 to 17 Credits):


Select one (1) of the following concentrations:

Electives:


4 to 15 credits sufficient to meet required total of 60 credits

Total Credits: 60


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