Student Transfer Achievement Reform (STAR) Act (SB1440)
Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation * (Major Code: 01475)
Designed to provide students who desire a broad cultural education in the liberal arts and for the major who wishes to transfer to a four-year college or university. Coursework focuses on both theoretical principles of oral communication and practical application in public speaking in formal and informal debates. In addition, the curriculum encourages effective personal growth, citizenship, and social relations.
Program Student Learning Outcome
- Demonstrate the communication skills necessary to engage competently in interpersonal, small group, public speaking and mass communication contexts.
The following is required for all AA-T or AS-T degrees:
- Completion of minimum 60 semester or 90 quarter units of transferable degree applicable courses.
- Minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework.
- Minimum 18 semester or 27 quarter units in major or area of emphasis with a minimum grade of “C” (or “Pass”) for each course in the major.
- Completion of the California State University General Education (CSU GE) Breadth pattern or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern for CSU. For more information, refer to the catalog section, “Certificate of Achievement” under Graduation, Certificates, and Degree Requirements.
|COMM 104||PUBLIC SPEAKING||3|
|COMM 160||ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE||3|
|COMM 174||INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION||3|
|Select two of the following:||6|
|INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION AND SOCIETY|
|Select one of the following or any course from List B not already used:||3-4|
|INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY|
|CRITICAL THINKING AND ARGUMENT|
Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses specific to the transfer institution of choice. University requirements vary from institution to institution and are subject to change. Therefore, it is important to verify transfer major preparation and general education requirements through consultation with a counselor in either the Counseling Center or Transfer Center. See catalog Transfer Courses Information section for further information.