Associate Degree with Communication Studies Emphasis

12 credits

Offered at: UW-Baraboo/Sauk County, UW-Barron County, UW-Fond du Lac, UW-Fox Valley, UW-Manitowoc, UW-Marathon County, UW-Marinette UW-Marshfield/Wood County, UW-Richland, UW-Rock County, UW-Sheboygan, UW-Washington County, UW-Waukesha and UW Colleges Online.

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 Course - 3 credits
CTA 103 Introduction to Public Speaking 3

Elective Courses - 9 credits
Choose from the following courses to complete the total credits needed for the emphasis

CTA 101 Intro to Interpersonal Communication 3
CTA 201 Intro to Mass Communication 3
CTA 104 Applied Journalism—Newspaper 1-3
CTA 105 Applied Journalism—Radio 1-3
CTA 105 Applied Journalism—Television 1-3
CTA 115 Business and Professional Communication 3
CTA 150 Introduction to Film 3
CTA 160 Communication and Human Behavior 3
CTA 203 News and Informational 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/GSW 225 Gender and Communication 3
CTA 266 Group Discussion 3
CTA 294 Internship in Communication and Theatre Arts 3
CTA 298 Topics in Speech and Dramatic Arts 3


For complete details on an Associate Degree with Emphasis, please contact your campus Solution Center/Student Affairs Office.


*Approved 06/11/2014; Effective Fall 2014