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  Nov 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017/2018

Communication (Media)


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Associate in Arts (614)

The Communication (Media) degree integrates courses in journalism and news editorial and applies current trends and technologies to create a cohesive academic program that meets clearly articulated goals that appropriately describe its scope and mission. Community college students are encouraged to complete an Associate in Arts degree prior to transfer.


Note: Students should be computer literate. Computer skills may be acquired before or early in the college experience.

Students who have already chosen the university to which they plan to transfer should consult that institution’s catalog or department advisor and an SVCC academic advisor in planning their program.

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815/835-6354;
Thomas Irish, Assistant Professor of English, 815/835-6394;
Patricia Fulfs, Associate Professor of Communication, 815/835-6224.

Communication (Media) - Journalism/News Editorial/Photojournalism-IAI Recommended Baccalaureate Curriculum


Suggested Program


First Semester - Sem/Hrs: 16


  • Math 3 Semester hour(s)
  • Humanities/Fine Arts 3 Semester hour(s)
  • Social/Behavioral Science 3 Semester hour(s)

Second Semester - Sem/Hrs: 16


  • *Electives/Foreign Language 4 Semester hour(s)
  • **Personal Development 3 Semester hour(s)
  • Social/Behavioral Science 3 Semester hour(s)

Third Semester - Sem/Hrs: 16-17


  • *Electives/Foreign Language 4 Semester hour(s)
  • Fine Arts 3 Semester hour(s)
  • ***Life Science 3-4 Semester hour(s)

Fourth Semester - Sem/Hrs: 16-17


  • *Humanities/Foreign Language 4 Semester hour(s)
  • ***Physical Science 3-4 Semester hour(s)
  • Social/Behavioral Science 3 Semester hour(s)

Total Credits: 65


Footnotes


*B.A. degree may require competency in a single foreign language through the third or fourth college semester. B.S. degree may require more courses in mathematics, statistics and/or computer science. Consult an academic advisor for more information.

*Art Photography courses also recommended (ART 103, ART 225)

**Students are encouraged to take SPE 161 to meet this requirement.

***One lab science required.

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