Dec 11, 2018  
2018-2019 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Arapahoe Community College Catalog

Communication Transfer Major, AA


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CIP 240101 (COMD)

The purpose of a statewide articulation agreement is to identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an AA/AS degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete the designated baccalaureate degree program at any public four-year college and university (hereafter referred to as receiving institutions) that offers that program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

For more information about this transfer degree please refer to the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.

Program Requirements


General Education Courses (31 credit hours)


Written Communication (6 credit hours)


Mathematics (3 credit hours)


  • GT - One  GT Pathways  Mathematics course (GT-MA1),
  • prefer MAT 120  : Mathematics for the Liberal Arts.

Arts and Humanities (6 credit hours)


  • GT - Two GT Pathways  Arts and Humanities courses (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4)

History (3 credit hours)


Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credit hours)


Natural and Physical Sciences (7 credit hours)


  • GT - Two GT Pathways  Natural & Physical Science courses (GT-SC1, GT-SC2). One of these courses must have the required Laboratory (GT-SC1)

Additional Required Courses (18 credit hours)


Please Note: If these credits are not required for the major at a receiving 4-year institution, they will be applied to the Bachelor’s degree as elective credit towards graduation. Please check with the receiving institution to determine in which way these courses will be applied.

Electives (11 credit hours)


Elective credit must be completed from the following lists of approved prefixes or courses to bring the total credit hours to 60.

Guaranteed Transfer


Any course in the following prefixes


  • Any course in the following prefixes except Special Topics, Independent Study, Capstone, and Internships:
    ANT, ART, BIO (100 OR above), CHE, HIS, HUM, LIT, MUS, PED, PHI, PHY (105 OR above), POS, PSY, SOC.

Please Note:


Any additional COM courses beyond the 4 courses identified above in the Additional Required Courses section may not count toward the Communication major at the receiving 4-year institution.

Total: 60 credit hours


Transferability of courses to colleges or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.

Graduation Requirements


  • All courses required for this degree must be completed with a “C” or better to be considered for transfer to another institution.
  • Apply for graduation online at www.arapahoe.edu/graduation.

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