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Undergraduate Admissions

TRANSFER GUIDE FOR A DEGREE PROGRAM IN
MASS COMMUNICATION

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

Transfer students seeking to select courses that most closely match degree programs in Mass Communication at Montevallo 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 or SPH 107

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 (17 hours)

Select MCM 100 - Introduction to Mass Communication and
Select MCM 102 - Writing for Mass Media

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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