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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Liberal Arts, Communication Concentration, AA

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Learn about best practices for communicating effectively across multimodal channels and settings; develop global, historical and cultural awareness of the major principles of communication; develop cultural diversity consciousness and communication competence in interactions with culturally dissimilar people.

What can I do with this concentration?

Academic Options: This program has been designed to match as closely as possible the first two years of a communications degree at the University of Arizona. Students planning to transfer to another university should meet with an advisor to complete a transfer plan.

Department/Contact Information:

Dean: 520-206-7666
Lead Faculty: 520-206-6830

Program/Major/Concentration Code: AOAALA/ALA1/ALAC

Arizona General Education Curriculum Requirements (AGEC-A)

A grade of C or better is required for graduation. Course lists for each General Education category listed below can be found in the Arizona General Education Curriculum-A (AGEC-A) Certificate .

English Composition: 6 Credits

Humanities and Fine Arts: 6 Credits

Biological and Physical Sciences: 8 Credits

Mathematics: 3

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 Credits

Other Requirements: †

Special Requirements

Subtotal: 26 Credits ¥

Subtotal: 15 Credits

Second Language Requirement: 16 Credits

  • Complete second language course sequence through 202, fourth-semester level.

See an advisor or counselor if:

  • you are a bilingual student to discuss exceptions to this requirement or
  • if you are considering taking the CLEP test to earn language credits or
  • if the university major does not require a second language, this requirement may be waived

If this requirement is met in fewer than 16 credits, or if the language requirement is waived, additional transferable electives are necessary to meet the minimum associate degree requirement of 60 credit hours.

Subtotal: 23-24 Credits

Total Credits as Displayed: 64 Credits

† Core or support course(s) fulfill this requirement.
¥ The AGEC requires 35 credits. This subtotal shows the AGEC credits not fulfilled by core or support courses.

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