Communication Liberal Arts Transfer Major

New Spring 2021

Employers consistently list the ability to effectively communicate as their #1 desired skill in a candidate. Those skills are essential to almost every role we play in society. The Communication Liberal Arts Transfer Major will help equip you to communicate more effectively in a variety of settings.

Career Opportunities

The following are some of the career opportunities you can pursue in Communications:

Human Resources or Employee Development Specialist

  • Student Affairs
  • Event Planning and Promotion
  • Business, sales, and banking
  • Government
  • Marketing
  • …and so much more

You may find employment in many industries such as government, business, not-for-profit organizations, education, manufacturing, and politics.

Planning Your Class Schedule

Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services 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.

Award: Associate of Arts (AA)
Required number of credits: 62

Courses are subject to change.

Communication Transfer Courses
COM-140 Introduction to Mass Media 3
ENG-105 Composition I O E 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3
SPC-120 Intercultural Communications O 3
SPC-122 Interpersonal Communication O 3
SPC-132 Group Communication 3
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

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