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Associate of Arts in Communication Arts

A student who completes a specialty track in the Communication Arts curriculum will receive the Associate of Arts degree.  Three specialty tracks are offered.  Please consult the School of Liberal Arts for information regarding specialty track advisors.

Agricultural Communication Track
The curriculum for the freshman and sophomore years has been designed to provide core courses in introductory agricultural sciences, communication, and general education.

Journalism and Mass Media Track
The Journalism and Mass Media track provides individualized, hands-on preparation for students who want a career in career in print media (newspaper, magazines, etc.), broadcasting (radio, television, or telecommunications) or digital communications (Internet companies, social media). The program focuses on writing, but also provides opportunities for students to learn photography, videography, video editing, advertising and new media. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year program will find that ABAC offers small classes where professors deliver personalized training in the students’ freshman and sophomore years. The intimacy of the program at ABAC also makes it possible for every student to write for the school newspaper, record a show on the school radio station, or shoot daily television news segments.

Speech Communication Track
The Speech Communication track is designed for the student interested in a career in corporate and consumer communications.

Associate of Arts in Communication Arts Speech 2 year Plan of Study

Associate of Arts in Communication Arts Speech Checklist

Associate in Arts in Communication Arts Journalism and Mass Media 2 Year Plan of Study

Associate in Arts in Communication Journalism and Mass Media Checklist

Associate of Arts in Communication Arts Agriculture Comm

Associate in Arts in Communication Agricultural Communication Checklist