Communication | AA - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Communication | AA

Communication | AA

Associate of Arts
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Transfer Options

The interconnectedness of the global society is rich with opportunity for those who are strong communicators. A communications major is designed to teach effective communication and its application to various fields of work and relationships. Coursework for this major could lead a student to a career in media studies, but will also equally prepare students for a career in business, sales, marketing, education, or politics and public administration. Communication is a suitable major or minor for anyone whose career will require them to interact with people from various walks of life, backgrounds, or careers.

Meet Your Advisor

Colleen Clifford
Colleen Clifford
Career Navigator
Sioux City Campus, Admissions A303
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Transfer to a Four-Year School

If a bachelor's degree is your educational goal, getting a head start on your major has never been easier. You can apply the credits from this associate degree toward a bachelor's degree at a four-year college and university. To make the most of your time and money, tell your advisor about your transfer plans early in the admissions process.

Four-Year College Agreements

Required Classes for Communication | AA

SDV-108 The College Experience 1
ENG-105 Composition I 3
SOC 108 Fundamentals of Diversity 3
MMS 101 Mass Media 3
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology 3
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology 3
ENG-106 Composition II 3
SPC-112 Public Speaking 3
MAT-111 Math for Liberal Arts 4
PHI-105 Introduction to Ethics 3
LIT-101 Introduction to Literature 3
BIO-105 Introductory Biology 4
SPC-122 Interpersonal Communication 3
HIS-110 Western Civilization: Ancient to Early Modern 3
HUM-220 Mythology 3
PSY-121 Developmental Psychology 3
SPC-170 Professional Communication 3
SPC-120 Intercultural Communication 3
SOC-210 Men, Women and Society 3
GEO-121 World Regional Geography 3
ELE-XXX Electives to total 64 credits  

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Sima Dabir M.S.
Sima Dabir M.S.
Associate Dean of Arts & Science
Sioux City Campus, Room L317

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $12,608.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $12,672.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,075.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.