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TRANSFER GUIDE FOR A DEGREE PROGRAM IN
COMMUNICATION STUDIES

The Chair of the Department of Communication is Dr. Sally Bennett Hardig. You may contact Dr. Hardig at hardigsb@montevallo.edu.

In order to insure the best preparation for a degree program in Communication Studies at Montevallo, transfer students should choose the following Alabama community college course options from Areas I – V of the AGSC Guide.  A maximum of sixty-four hours of credit will transfer from a two-year college.

Area I - Written Composition (6 semester hours)

ENG 101 & 102 - Written Composition I & II

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Area II - Humanities and Fine Arts (18 semester hours)

Students must complete a 6 semester hour sequence in either literature (AREA II) or history (AREA IV).

Select at least 3 semester hours in literature from the approved list below (no more than 6 hours of literature in AREA II):

ENG 251 - American Literature I
ENG 252 - American Literature II
ENG 261 - English Literature I
ENG 271 - English Literature II
ENG 271 - World Literature I
ENG 272 - World Literature II

Select either
SPH 106 - Fundations in Oral Communications

Select the remaining semester hours for AREA II from the approved list below. Total hours in AREA II should equal 18 semester hours.
Select at least 3 hours of Fine Art (but not more than 9 hours).
Select at least 3 hours of Humanities (but not more than 9 hours).


FRN 101 - Introductory French I
FRN 102 - Introductory French II
FRN 201 - Intermediate French I
FRN 202 - Intermediate French II
GRN 101 - Introductory German I
GRN 102 - Introductory German II
HUM 130 - Mankind and His Art
MUS 101 - Music Appreciation
PHL 106 - Introduction to Philosophy
PHL 206 - Ethics and Society
SPA 101 - Introductory Spanish I
SPA 102 - Introductory Spanish II
SPA 201 - Intermediate Spanish I
SPA 202 - Intermediate Spanish II
THR 120 - Theatre Appreciation
THR 126 - Introduction to Theatre

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Area III - Natural Sciences and Mathematics (11 semester hours)

Select two 4-semester hour science courses from among:

Astronomy
Biology
Chemistry
Geology
Physical Science
Physics

Select
MATH 110 - Finite Mathematics or MATH 112 - Precalculus Algebra

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Area IV - History, Social & Behavioral Sciences (12 semester hours)

Students must complete a 6 semester hour sequence in either literature (AREA II) or history (AREA IV).

Select at least 3 semester hours in history from the approved list below (no more that 6 hours of history for AREA IV:

HIS 101 - History of Western Civilization I
HIS 102 - History of Western Civilization II
HIS 121 - World History I
HIS 122 - World History II
HIS 201 - United States History I
HIS 202 - United States History II

Select the remaining semester hours for AREA IV from the approved list below. Total hours in AREA IV should equal 12 hours.

ECO 231 - Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 232 - Principles of Microeconomics
GEO 100 - World Regional Geography
POL 211 - American National Government
PSY 200 - General Psychology
SOC 200 - Introduction to Sociology

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Area V - Pre-Professional, Major, & Elective Courses (up to 17 hours)

Select SPH 107 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Select SPH116 - Introduction to Interpersonal Communication

Select one of the following:
CIS 130 - Introduction to Information Systems
CIS 146 - Microcomputer Applications (for students seeking teacher certification)
HED 226 - Wellness
PED 100 - Fundamentals of Fitness


Students seeking a B.S. degree should select seven additional semester hours of math/science electives and 1 hours of general electives).

Students seeking a B.A. degree should fill the remaining hours working toward completion of the sophomore-level of a foreign language.

 

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