Major ID: TPCO
Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring, Summer
The Communication Studies Transfer Pathway provides students with the opportunity to learn how to write strong messages and speak persuasively. Students will also build skills in networking, team building, and conflict management.
Students who successfully complete the Communication Studies Transfer Pathway will be prepared to transfer to a baccalaureate program in Professional Communications. With a degree in Communications you can work in a number of fields within the Arts, Audio-Video Technology and Communications sectors such as Communications Director, Customer Relations, Media Relations, Journalism and Sales.
- Apply key concepts and principles of the communication discipline.
- Apply learned skills in active listening, perception, disclosure and critical thinking.
- Describe how gender and cultural identity influence communication.
- Analyze spoken messages and provide feedback.
- Demonstrate ethical written and oral communication skills.
Pathway Advisors are the Academic Advisors for the Associate of Arts degree and are located in the Advising Center, Room 1340, Main Floor. For assistance or additional information, please call our Advising Center at 651.846.1739 or email: email@example.com
- At least 60 earned college-level credits (40 MnTC credits and 20 additional MnTC, pre-major or elective credits)
- A grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1711
- Associate of Arts (AA) cumulative GPA of 2.0
- Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MnTC) cumulative GPA of 2.0
- Meet Saint Paul College residency requirement: 20 credits. This requirement may be reduced to 12 credits with transfer of at least 12 college-level credits from another Minnesota State College and University or the University of Minnesota.
Saint Paul College has transfer agreements & partnerships between many post-secondary institutions. For more information please go to saintpaul.edu/Transfer.