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MCCC: Communication Studies Transfer Advising Guide

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Communication, New Media (A.S.) from Mercer County Community College to Communication Studies (B.A.) at Rider University

MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COURSE
Communication, New Media A.S.
Credit RIDER UNIVERSITY COURSE/AREA SATISFIED
Communication Studies, B.A. (120 Credits)
Credit
CMN 101 Mass Media 3 COM 105 Communication Culture & Media 3
CMN 111 Speech: Human Communication OR
CMN 112 Public Speaking
3 COM 201 Communication Theory
COM 104 Speech Communication
3
CMN 142 Intermediate TV Production 3 COM 331 Television Production 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 CMP 120 Expository Writing 3
PHO 103 Introduction to Digital Photography 3 LAS Elective Ʊ 3
  15   15
ADV 101 Advertising Design I 3 COM 212 Publication Design 3
CMN 102 Media Issues and Ethics 3 COM 302 Communication Ethics 3
CMN 131 Journalism I 3 COM 1XX Communication Elective Ʊ 3
CMN 146 Social Media Technologies 3 COM 1XX Communication Elective Ʊ 3
MAT 120 Mathematics for Liberal Arts 3 MTH 102 Finite Mathematics 3
  15   15
CMN 153 Digital Audio Production 3 COM 234 Audio Production 3
CMN 147 Introduction to Story 3 COM 1XX Communication Elective Ʊ 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3 CMP 125 Research Writing 3
HIS Historical Perspective/General Ed. Elective
HIS 101 History of Western Civilization to 1648 OR
HIS 112 World History to 1500
3 HIS 150 World History to 1500 3
Laboratory Science Elective Suggest:
BIO-113, PHY-111, CHE-106
3 Science Core Ʊ 3
Science OR Technology General Ed. Elective 1 Suggest DMA 144 Internet Tools & Techniques 3 Free Elective Ʊ 3
  18   18
CMN 214 Issues in Intercultural Communication in the U.S. OR
CMN 215 Communication and Gender
3 COM 252 Intercultural Communication
OR
GND 318 Gender and Communication
3
CMN 260 Convergence Newsroom 3 LAS Elective Ʊ 3
HPE 110 Concepts of Health and Fitness 2 Not Transferrable 0
DMA 145 Web Design I 3 COM 261 Multimedia Production I: Interactive Design 3
Humanities General Education Elective: Suggest:
ART 101 Art & Culture OR
ART 121 History of Art I
3 ART 120 Art & Society
ART 101 Survey of Art History I
3
Social Science General Education Elective 3 Social Science Elective Ʊ 3
  17   15
TOTAL 65 TOTAL 60

Rider Course Option
COM-264, Introduction to Media Convergence (Rider Core Requirement)
Following completion of 30 credits and the Rider Intent to Enroll Form and while a student at Mercer; students have the option to take a course at Rider that counts toward the Rider degree. The selected course counts academically at both Mercer and Rider and allows the student to experience first-hand the academic environment at Rider. See Mercer or Rider Transfer Representatives. Contact information below.

Mercer County Community College Footnotes
1 DMA 144 is recommended.
Ϯ HPE 111 is an acceptable alternative

Rider University Footnotes
Ʊ – Students have a number of options to satisfy this requirement; courses will be evaluated on an individual basis.
For transfer credit Mercer students must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.
Mercer students’ interested in the College of Continuing Studies (CCS) should contact that division directly.


Requirements are subject to change. This Advising Guide is best used in consultation with an advisor.


COURSES REMAINING FOR A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES AT RIDER UNIVERSITY*

Course Number Rider University Course Name or Core Area Credits Notes*
(if course can be taken at Mercer, indicate course number)
Please see Attachment A for Rider, Communication Studies Core Requirements after August 2015.    
     
     
     
     
     
     

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Transfer Services
Mercer County Community College
609-570-3397
[email protected]

OR

Headshot of Jennifer Cook
Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admission
Ciambelli Hall

Fall 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Middlesex County College
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Brookdale Community College
Wednesday, October 2, 2019