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Orange Coast College CHEMISTRY AA General Education Option 1, 2, or 3 Transferable electives as needed to satisfy unit requirement Varies Varies Total Degree Units 60 CHEMISTRY COMMUNICATIONS STUDIES ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE Complete eighteen (18) units from the following and the Associate in Science graduation requirements as outlined in the Graduation Requirements section of the catalog. If a student chooses this degree option, a plan must be developed with a counselor and placed on file prior to petitioning for graduation. ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE FOR TRANSFER (AA-T) Students graduating with an Associate in Arts in Communications for Transfer Degree are well positioned to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in a similar major within the California State University system with 60 units of upper-division coursework. Students who complete the Communications Studies AA-T degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. Students must maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework. While a minimum 2.0 is required for CSU admission, some majors may require a higher GPA. Please consult a counselor for more information. Course Units General Chemistry A General Chemistry B Organic Chemistry A Organic Chemistry A Lab Organic Chemistry B Organic Chemistry B Lab Calculus 1 / Honors Calculus 2 / Honors Calculus 3 / Honors Intro to Linear Algebra & Differential Equations / Honors Calculus Based Physics: Mechanics Calculus Based Physics: Electricity/Magnetism Calculus Based Physics: Modern CHEM CHEM CHEM CHEM CHEM CHEM MATH MATH MATH MATH PHYS PHYS PHYS A180 5 A185 5 A220 3 A220L 2 A225 3 A225L 2 A180 / A180H 4 A185 / A185H 4 A280 / A280H 4-5 A285 / A285H 4 A185 4 A280 4 A285 4 Minimum Program Major Units 18 Minimum AS General Education Units The Orange Coast College Associate in Arts in Communication Studies for transfer program provides students with communication skills that they can apply in personal, professional and global contexts. In these courses students will learn to improve their oral and written communication skills in the areas of critical thinking, organization, analysis, argumentation and presentation of information. Students will learn to improve their verbal and non-verbal interpersonal communication skills in the areas of listening, perception, self- concept, conflict resolution, intercultural and gender communication. These skills are developed in Communication Studies A100, A105, A110, A150, A155, A165, A170, A180, and A220. 18 Transferable electives as needed to satisfy unit requirement Varies Total Degree Units Students are required to obtain a grade of “C” or better in all major coursework. 60 Program Outcomes 1. 2. COMMUNICATION STUDIES Provide students with communication skills that they can apply in personal, professional, and global contexts. Students will be eligible and prepared for admission (SB 1440 and Education Code 66746) to California State University system schools. Course Units COMMUNICATIONS STUDIES Core Coures: Public Speaking Interpersonal Communication Essentials of Argumentation ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE Complete eighteen (18) units from the following and the Associate in Arts graduation requirements as outlined in the Graduation Requirements section of the catalog. If a student chooses this degree option, a plan must be developed with a counselor and placed on file prior to petitioning for graduation. Course Units Interpersonal Communication Intrapersonal Communication Public Speaking Reader’s Theater and Oral Interpretation Forensics Workshop Intercultural Communication Men, Women, and Communication Nonverbal Communication Introduction to Mass Communications Essentials of Argumentation News Writing and Reporting Introduction to Photography CMST CMST CMST CMST CMST CMST CMST/GNDR CMST CMST CMST JOUR PHOT A100 3 A105 3 A110 3 A120 3 A150 1-4 A155 3 A165 1 A170 3 A180 3 A220 3 A110 3 A180 / A120 3 Minimum Program Major Units 74 18 List A - Complete six (6) units from the following: Readers Theatre & Oral Interpretation Forensics Workshop Intercultural Communication Introduction to Mass Communications CMST CMST CMST A110 A100 A220 3 3 3 Subtotal 9 CMST CMST CMST CMST A120 A150 A155 A180 3 3 3 3 Subtotal 6 List B - Complete three (3) units by choosing from a course not yet chosen from the above category or by choosing from the courses below: Intrapersonal Communication CMST A105 3 Men, Women, and Communication CMST/GNDR A165 3 Nonverbal Communication CMST A170 3 Newswriting and Reporting JOUR A110 3 Introduction to Photography/Honors PHOT A120 / A120H 3 Subtotal 3 Continued on next page