Communications & Humanities

  • Credits: 60
  • Degree Type: A.A.
  • Campus: East Grand Forks, Thief River Falls, Online

Program Overview

The Communications & Humanities pathway is for those students who anticipate pursuing baccalaureate degrees in communications, journalism, or the humanities (for example art, literature, history, philosophy, or music). This pathway also prepares students to pursue professions in business or law.

The flexibility of the Associate in Arts degree allows 19 elective credits. Up to sixteen of those credits could be from occupational and/or professional courses; allowing a student interested in business, for example, to augment their studies with courses from our business programs.

Program Course Listings

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Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credit(s)
FYEC 1110 Pathways to Success 1
  MN Transfer Curriculum Electives 40
  Area of Interest Electives ( *See Elective Course Options Listed Below ) 19

Area of Interest Elective Course Options

For this particular pathway, NCTC recommends a student explore further coursework in the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum areas listed below. Need help? Schedule an appointment with a Northland Academic Advisor for assistance in selecting courses.

Course # Course Name Credits
  G1: Communications Elec
  G5: History/Social Elec
  G6: Human/Fine Arts Elec
  G7: Human Diversity Elec
  G8: Global Perspect Elec
  G9: Ethic/Civic Resp Elec

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