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2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Speech Communication - A.A. (TTP)


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Communication is the study of human interaction in interpersonal, group and public settings. The Associate of Art in Speech Communication is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor's degree in speech communication or related fields.

Transfer Options
The Tennessee Transfer Pathway (TTP) degree is designed to create a smooth transition to all public universities offering a Baccalaureate degree in this major by guaranteeing the transferability of all courses. For transfer to other four-year institutions, contact an advisor at the senior institution.  Note:  There are to be no course substitutions in this program. 

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


  • History Credits: (6)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (at least one course in Literature) Credits: (9)
  • Mathematics Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences Credits: (8)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences Credits: (6)

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • Foreign Language (Two Semester Sequence in Single Foreign Language) Credits: (6)
  • Speech or Communication Elective Credits: (3)
  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course)  Credits: (1)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for computer literacy requirements.

Career and Salary Information


 
Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Sales Representative $26,000 $94,400
Human Resources Specialist $30,500 $85,500
Labor Relations Specialist $28,200 $93,100

Career and salary information taken from onetonline.org. Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule.  Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • Mathematics (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (13)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)
  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course)  Credits: (1)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • Foreign Language (Two Semester Sequence in Single Foreign Language) Credits: (3)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • Foreign Language (Two Semester Sequence in Single Foreign Language) Credits: (3)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)
  • Speech or Communication Elective (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

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