Associate of Science in Communication

Get the skills and knowledge employers want most!

An associate’s degree in Communication will help you get a job, succeed in that job and earn more money.  Associate’s degree holders earn about $7,000 more per year and are less likely to be unemployed than people with a high school diploma only. An associate’s degree in Communication will help you to develop the “must-have” skills needed to succeed in today’s workplace.

What You Will Learn

This program will teach you those skills employers want most, including:
·         Writing
·         Speaking
·         Interpersonal communication
·         Group and team communication
·         Digital message creation
·         Audio and video production
·         Visual communication
·         Critical listening
·         Critical thinking

Program Requirements

Finish in just two years
You can complete this degree in two years with 24 credits in Communication and 37 general education credits.
General Studies Requirements (37 credits):
ENGL 2010 (3 credits)
MATH 1030 (3 credits)
Social Science SS/DV (3 credits)
Social Science SS (3 credits)
Creative Arts CA (3 credits)
Humanities HU (3 credits)
Humanities HU or Creative Arts CA (3 credits)
American Institutions AI (3 credits)
Life Science LS/BS (3 credits)
Physical Science PS (3 credits)
Life Science LS or Physical Science PS (3 credits)
NTM 1700 (3 credits)
LIBS 1704 (1 credit)
 
Communication Core Requirements (12 credits):
COMM HU 1020 Principles of Public Speaking (3 credits)
COMM 1130 Media Writing (3 credits)
COMM 1500 Intro to Mass Communication (3 credits)
COMM HU 2110 Interpersonal & Small Group Communication (3 credits)
 
Communication Electives (12 credits):
COMM 1560 Audio Production & Performance (3 credits)
COMM HU 2010 Mass Media & Society (3 credits)
COMM 2200 In-Studio Video Production & Performance (3 credits)
COMM 2210 Intercollegiate Debate (1 credit)*
COMM 2250 Essentials of Digital Media (3 credits)
COMM 2270 Argumentation & Debate (3 credits)
COMM 2730 Radio Production Workshop (1 credit)*
 
*COMM 2210 & 2730 are 1-credit hour participation courses that may be repeated twice up to 3 credit hours each for an AS degree.
 

How To Declare Your Degree

  1. Complete the Declaration Form (PDF) and have your advisor sign it.
  2. Return the form to the Communication Department in Elizabeth Hall, Room 330.

Get Involved

 
 
Advisor
Debbi Murphy, academic advisor
College of Arts & Humanities
801-626-6631
ddmurphy@weber.edu
Elizabeth Hall, Room 437

Advisor

Debbi Murphy, academic advisor
College of Arts & Humanities
801-626-6631
ddmurphy@weber.edu
Elizabeth Hall, Room 437