Jun 24, 2024  
2024-25 Curriculum Guide 
    
2024-25 Curriculum Guide

Communication Studies - CSCU Transfer Degree, AA (COMM-AA-TAP)

Location(s): Asnuntuck, Capital, Gateway, Housatonic, Manchester, Middlesex, Naugatuck Valley, Northwestern Connecticut, Norwalk, Quinebaug Valley, Three Rivers, Tunxis


This 2024-25 Curriculum Guide is intended as a reference for Fall 2024 registration. The complete 2024-25 Academic Catalog will be finalized on July 1, 2024.


Community College students can complete associate degree programs that transfer without hassle to all Connecticut State Universities and Charter Oak State College offering their major. Upon transfer, students are guaranteed full junior status and can complete a bachelor’s degree in their major without losing any credits or be required to take any extra credits. (https://www.ct.edu/transfer/tickets)

Program Objectives:

  • Complete an Associate of Arts degree in Communication Studies.
  • Transfer seamlessly into a Bachelor of Arts/Science degree program in Communication/ Strategic Communication/ Media Studies/ Media Arts with junior-level status in the receiving CSCU institution as part of the CSCU Transfer Tickets program.

Program Outcomes

  • Describe the Communication discipline and its central questions
  • Employ Communication theories, perspectives, principles, and concepts
  • Create messages appropriate to the audience, purpose, and context
  • Critically analyze messages
  • Apply ethical communication principles and practices
  • Influence public discourse