LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Sep 30, 2022  
LCCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication & Creative Arts, AA


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The Communication & Creative Arts program is designed for students who wish to explore a wide range of options in the fine arts, humanities, and communication in anticipation of selecting a degree in one of these specific fields.

This program offers the necessary course work to transfer to a four-year university, allowing students to pursue a baccalaureate degree or further education in related fields.

If students wish to leave the Communication & Creative Arts program for a specific program in this Pathway, they should work closely with their Advising Team to select appropriate courses.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Communication & Creative Arts website.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Communication & Creative Arts pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map. 

The Communication & Creative Arts program is made of a primary area of interest and a secondary area of interest. To graduate, students must take at least 12 credits of course work in a primary area of interest and at least 9 in a secondary area of interest. Students should work with their Advising Team to select courses in the primary and secondary areas of interest.

Competencies


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze works (written, oral, visual, musical, or performative) using appropriate skills (e.g. reading, writing, and research).
  2. Apply discipline-specific terms to works.
  3. Analyze aspects of culture using discipline-specific terminology.
  4. Create original works utilizing discipline-specific techniques.
  5. Implement critical thinking skills using discipline specific strategies and techniques.
  6. Demonstrate improvement in work with feedback from peers and instructor.

First Semester


Choice Points


  • Students choosing to pursue an AA degree in Art, Theatre, or Music will need to change programs of study following their first semester to ensure their total credits and time to graduation are minimized. Students should work with their Advising Team in making the change.
  • Communication & Creative Arts approved program electives are listed by subject at the bottom of the program map.

Course Requirements


Milestones


  • Completion college level English.
  • Common Communication & Creative Arts first semester completed.

Semester Total: 15-16 Credits


Second Semester


Choice Points


  • Communication & Creative Arts approved program electives are listed by subject at the bottom of the program map.

Course Requirements


Milestones


  • Completion of college level Math.

Semester Total: 15-16 Credits


Third Semester


Choice Points


  • Communication & Creative Arts approved program electives are listed by subject at the bottom of the program map.

Course Requirements


Milestones


  • Completion of the LCCC general education core and eligible for the Interstate Passport.

Semester Total: 14 Credits


Fourth Semester


Choice Points


  • Communication & Creative Arts approved program electives are listed by subject at the bottom of the program map.

Course Requirements


  • Credits: 3
  • Choose a World Language  course Credits: 4
  • Choose an approved Communication & Creative Arts elective from ART, ENGL, MMMM, MUSC, SPAN, or THEA Credits: 3-4
  • Choose an approved Communication & Creative Arts elective from ART, ENGL, MMMM, MUSC, or THEA Credits: 3
  • Choose an approved Communication & Creative Arts elective from ART, ENGL, MMMM, MUSC, or THEA Credits: 3

Milestones


  • Graduation with AA degree in Communication & Creative Arts

Semester Total: 16-17 Credits


Program Credit Hour Total: 60-63 Credits


Approved Program Electives

The approved Communication & Creative Arts courses that students may choose for their Primary and Secondary areas of interest (listed in the program map as Communication & Creative Arts electives) are:

Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program.

Additional information on careers in Communication & Creative Arts is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/university and program to which they plan to transfer.

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