The 60-hour Communication Studies associate degree program can be completed in less than two years, even without any prior coursework.
The Associate of Arts in Communication Studies provides a solid introduction to a wide-ranging field, equipping you with an understanding of communication theory and application. With an Associate's degree in Communications, you’ll gain a proficiency in a variety of areas, ranging from resolving interpersonal conflicts to understanding the role of media in our society. Plus, you’ll develop skills to create compelling messages for wherever your career takes you – business, journalism, politics, or non-profit work.
At CCU, every class will also integrate biblical principles into your learning, so you see how the Bible applies to the First Amendment or cross-cultural communication. With such a solid base, you’ll be prepared for the next step in your career – or continuing studies with a bachelor's degree in Communications.
Classes are typically completed in 5-week blocks.
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The 60-hour associates degree in Communication Studies can be completed in less than two years, even without any prior coursework. You can, however, complete your degree faster if you already have college, military, or technical credits. You may transfer up to 45 prior credit hours toward your degree at CCU.
The Communications associate degree opens up doors to a wide variety of career fields – from government and politics, to business and marketing, to media and journalism. With such a range, you’ll find yourself equipped for life – for entering into your chosen field or changing careers down the road.
Additionally, the associates degree in Communications integrates directly into a bachelor’s degree – all 60 hours of the associate major can be transferred over. So, if you decide to continue your schooling to gain a promotion or advance your career, you’re already halfway there.
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