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2018-2019 Catalog 
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Workplace Communication and Writing (AS)

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By pursuing coursework in English and Communication, students may earn an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree in Workplace Communication and Writing in the Department of English, OR an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree in Workplace Communication and Writing in the Department of Communication. Students anticipating continuing on for a Bachelor’s Degree in English are advised to pursue the Associate of Arts Degree.

Program Prerequisite: Not required.
Grade Requirements: A 2.0 or better in all courses required for this degree in addition to an overall GPA of 2.00 (C) or higher.
Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 61 credit hours is required for graduation; a minimum of 24 of these must be from the program detailed below.

  • Program Code: 3078AS
  • CIPC: 090101 


Students are encouraged to meet with the academic advisor for the College of Arts and Humanities at least annually for course and program advisement. Call 801-626-6631 or email Debbi Murphy at ddmurphy@weber.edu or Tricia Cook at triciacook1@weber.edu for more information or to schedule an appointment.

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Admission Requirements

Declare your program of study (see Enrollment Services and Information ).

General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements  of this catalog for Associate of Science and Associate of Arts requirements.

General Studies Requirement

Required Courses: 24 credit hours from the following core areas:

Writing: 2 courses
New Technology & Digital Media: 1 course
Working in Organizations: 2 courses
Workplace Skills: 2 courses
Professionalizing Experience: 1 course

Writing (Select TWO / for a total of 6 credits: one from Communication, one from English)

New Technology and Digital Media (Select ONE / for a total of 3 credits)

Working in Organizations (Select TWO / for a total of 6 credits)

Program Learning Outcomes

Writing: Students will demonstrate writing and editing skills appropriate for the workforce.  

New Technologies & Digital Media: Students will demonstrate the principles and practices of new technologies and digital media.

Working in Organizations: Students will demonstrate knowledge of how organizations work.

Workplace Skills: Students will demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate their understanding of workplace skills in written, oral or visual format.

Internships: Students will apply workplace skills by completing an internship with a professional organization.

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