Communication Liberal Arts Transfer Majors


Transfer Major Details and Suggested Courses

Program Details

Award Associate of Arts (AA)
Credits 62
Enrollment Full-time, Part-time
Program Start Fall, Spring, Summer
Course Format Face-to-Face, Hybrid, Online
Class Meets Day, evening, or a combination of both to fit your schedule
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Liberal Arts – AA (Communication Transfer Major)
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Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees × course credits + course fee (if applicable)= Course Cost Calculation

The Course Cost Calculation is based on 2022–2023 tuition and fees and course fees.

The cost calculation does not include:

Planning Your Class Schedule

Students should consult with their Academic/College Success Advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.

Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.

Not all courses may be required for transfer to your future major.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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Communication Transfer Courses
COM-140 Introduction to Mass Media 3 $630.00
ENG-105 Composition I O E 3 $630.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3 $630.00
SPC-120 Intercultural Communications
Offered fall semester, even years
O 3 $630.00
SPC-122 Interpersonal Communication
Offered spring term, even years
O 3 $630.00
SPC-132 Group Communication
Offered fall term, odd years
3 $630.00
Total Credits 18

Remaining Liberal Arts Coursework
I. Natural Science and Mathematics 10
II. Humanities 9
III. Social Sciences 9
IV. Communications 3
V. Social Diversity 3
VII. Elective Courses 10
Total Credits 44

Additional Communication Transfer Courses
COM-148 Diversity and the Media 3 $630.00
DRA-130 Acting I
Offered fall semester
E 3 $630.00
SPC-112 Public Speaking
Offered spring semester, odd years
3 $630.00
SPC-140 Oral Interpretation
Offered spring semester
3 $630.00

See the Liberal Arts Associate of Arts (AA) Degree Requirements for the full list of courses and additional degree details.

Leadership and Growth Opportunities

Opportunities for students to get involved in the field

Program Contacts

Email Admissions 319-296-4000 Hawkeye Center 114
Academic/College Success Advisor
Amber Dullard Email Amber Dullard 319-296-4014 ext.1223 Hawkeye Center 208F
Faculty Mentor
Roxanne Heimann Email Roxanne Heimann 319-296-2329 ext.1712 Library 220
Administrative Assistant
Kate Childers Email Kate Childers 319-296-4007 Black Hawk Hall 258
Catharine Freeman Email Catharine Freeman 319-296-4041 Black Hawk Hall 258B

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