For more information on this program, contact the Humanities division at 615-230-3200 or at email@example.com.
The Department of Communication offers several degree programs. Communication is the study of human interaction in interpersonal, group and public settings. The Associate of Science in Mass Communication is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor's degree in mass communication or related fields.
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.
All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found athttps://www.volstate.edu/testing.
¹ Students who plan to transfer to MTSU and major in Commercial Songwriting, Audio Production, or Music Business should take College Algebra and earn a C or higher to fulfill this requirement.
² Students transferring to MTSU in Recording Industry with a focus in Audio Production or Commercial Songwriting need to take Music Theory I instead of a Media Writing course.
³ Practicum courses are excluded as acceptable electives. Students should consult the catalog or a program advisor at the transferring institution for selection of mass communication electives.
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.
DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning. Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.