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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study

NOVA ADVISING SHEET

LIBERAL ARTS
Speech Communication Specialization
Code: 6482 Catalog Year: 2012-2013
Associate of Arts Degree   AL, AN, LO, MA, WO, ELI
  Courses Credits Grade
Two Years
CST 126 Interpersonal Communication or 3  
  Business and Professional Communication or    
  Intercultural Communication    
5CST Elective 3  
5CST Elective 3  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
6ENG 112 College Composition II 3  
7ENG Literature Elective 3  
1___ 201 Foreign Language 3  
1___ 202 Foreign Language 3  
8___ General Elective 3  
8___ General Elective 3  
9HIS Elective 3  
9HIS Elective 3  
11___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3  
2MTH 151 Math for the Liberal Arts I 3  
2MTH 152 Math for the Liberal Arts II 3  
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1  
3___ ___    Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4  
3___ ___    Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4  
10___ Social Science Elective 3  
10___ Social Science Elective 3  
4SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
Total   61  
Total credits for the Speech Communication Specialization=61

1 Students completing the A.A. in Liberal Arts must demonstrate intermediate college-level (201-202) proficiency in a language other than English. The 201-202 courses require a prerequisite proficiency equivalent to the 101-102 sequence in the language. Placement testing determines initial foreign language level. Students completing 101-102 foreign language may use those credits to meet general elective requirements. Waivers or credit by exam (through CLEP) for previous experience is available for some languages. Students whose native language is not English may substitute general electives for foreign language upon the approval of the advising division dean.

2 Any higher-level mathematics course may be substituted; see transfer requirements.

3 The science elective may be selected from biology, chemistry, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.

4 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

5 The CST elective may be selected from the following: CST 100, 110, 115, 126, 227, or 229.

6 ENG 125 may be substituted with the advice of a counselor or academic advisor according to requirements of transfer institutions.

7 Any 200-level literature course with an ENG prefix satisfies this requirement.

8 Students who need to take the 101-102 level of foreign language should use the General Elective to begin taking the language sequence.

9 The history elective may be selected from the HIS courses listed under Social/Behavioral Sciences listed under General Education Electives. HIS 101-102 or HIS 121-122 are recommended.

10 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.

11 Humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of transfer institution.