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2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Tennessee Transfer Pathway

Mass Communication (A.S. Degree) Tennessee Transfer Pathway

General Education Requirements

Note: All courses must be from the Approved Courses for General Education  courses for each category listed in the General Education section of this catalog.




  • Behavioral/Social Sciences - Select one approved course Credits: 3
  • History - Select one approved course Credits: 3
  • Literature - Select one approved course Credits: 3
  • Mass Communication Elective - Select one approved course Credits: 3**
  • Natural Sciences - Select one approved course Credits: 4


  • Elective (Outside Mass Communication) - Credits: 4
  • Mass Communication Elective - Credits: 3**
  • Natural Science - Select one approved course Credits: 4
  • SPCH 1010 - ♦Fundamentals of Speech Communication Credits: 3
  • or other approved speech/communication course

Total Credit Hours: 60

Transfer Requirements

Tennessee Transfer Path to UT/TBR four year universities in compliance with Complete College Tennessee Act of 2010.

Additional Information

*Students transferring to MTSU in Recording Industry with a focus in Audio Production or Commercial Songwriting need to take Music Theory I instead of a Media Writing course.

**Practicum courses are excluded as acceptable electives. Students should consult the catalog or a program advisor at the transferring institution for selection of mass communication electives.

Additional Information Regarding Foreign Language

At some universities, foreign language may be required in certain programs that lead to the Bachelor of Science Degree. Complete information regarding foreign language requirements at each university may be found on the transfer and articulation websites of the Tennessee Board of Regents and the University of Tennessee System. Community college students are encouraged to be familiar with foreign language requirements at the universities and, if applicable, complete the requirements before transferring.

Effective Fall 2011

For Further Information

Dr. Xiaoping Wang 
Dean, Behavioral and Social Sciences Division
Telephone: 423.354.2552