May 25, 2020
By pursuing coursework in English and Communication, students may earn an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree in Workplace Communication and Writing. 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 programs detailed below.
- Program Code: 3078AA
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to schedule an appointment.
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There are no special admission or application requirements for this program.
Refer to Degree Requirements for Associate of Arts requirements and for Associate of Science Requirements. See Foreign Language Courses Required below to fulfill the Associate of Arts degree.
Consult with a college advisor for detailed General Education guidelines.
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: 1 course
Workplace Skills: 1 course
Professionalizing Experience: 1 course
Foreign Language: 2 courses
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 ONE / for a total of 3 credits)
Workplace Skills (Select ONE / for a total of 3 credits)
Professionalizing Experience (Select ONE / for a total of 3 credits)
Foreign Language: (TWO courses / total of 6 credits)
Complete two semesters of one of the following languages: French, German, Spanish, American Sign Language, Chinese, or Japanese.
Program Learning Outcomes
Writing: Students will demonstrate writing and editing skills appropriate for the workforce.
New Technologies and 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 in a capstone class.