Associate Degree with Communication Arts Emphasis

15 credits

Offered at: UW-Barron County, UW-Fond du Lac, UW-Fox Valley, UW-Manitowoc, UW-Marshfield/Wood County, UW-Marathon County, UW-Rock County, UW-Sheboygan, UW-Washington County and UW-Waukesha

Students seeking an Associate of Arts and Science Degree (AAS) with an emphasis must successfully complete the AAS requirements and the specific emphasis requirements. Completion of the following courses with a grade of C or higher will fulfill the requirements for this emphasis.

Course# Course Credits
Required Courses - 9 credits
CTA 101 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3
CTA 103 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
CTA 201 Introduction to Mass Communication 3

Elective Courses - 6 credits
Choose from the following courses to complete the total credits needed for the emphasis

CTA 104 Applied Journalism—Newspaper 1-3
CTA 105 Applied Journalism—Radio 1
CTA 106 Applied Journalism—Television 1
CTA 110 Listening 2-3
CTA 115 Introduction to Organizational Communications 3
CTA 150 Introduction to Film 3
CTA 160 Communication and Human Behavior 3
CTA 203 News and Informational Writing 3
CTA 204 News Reporting 3
CTA 210 Introduction to Intercultural Communication 3
CTA 218 Popular Culture in the Media 3
CTA 220 Introduction to Radio Broadcasting 3
CTA 221 Introduction to Television Broadcasting 3
CTA/WOM 225 Gender and Communication 3
CTA 266 Group Discussion 3
CTA 294 Internship in Communication and Theatre Arts 1-3
CTA 298 Topics in Speech and Dramatic Arts 1-3

For complete campus details on an Associate Degree with Emphasis contact your Student Affairs offices.


*Approved 06/11/2014; Effective Fall 2014