Oct 24, 2020  
2017-18 Catalog 
2017-18 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Studies: CSCU Pathway Transfer, A.A.

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Program Design

CSCU Pathway Transfer, A.A. degree programs are for Connecticut Community College students who wish to transfer to one of the Connecticut State Universities or Charter Oak without either losing any credits or being required to take extra credits in order to complete a bachelor’s degree in that same discipline. Community College students can complete associate degree programs that transfer without hassle to all Connecticut State Universities and Charter Oak State College offering their major. Upon transfer, students are guaranteed full junior status and can complete a bachelor’s degree in their major without losing any credits or be required to take any extra credits.


With this degree you will be able to transfer to the following majors:

At Central Connecticut State University:       Strategic Communications, B.A.

At Eastern Connecticut State University:      Communication, B.S.

At Southern Connecticut State University:    Communication - Advertising and Promotions, B.S.
                                                                      Communication - Film, Television, and Digital Production, B.S.
                                                                      Personal and Professional Communication, B.S.

At Western Connecticut State University:     Communication - Communication Studies, B.A.

At Charter Oak State College:                      General Studies - Communication Concentration, B.A.

Below is the recommended course of study for the Communication Studies Transfer Degree. In order to graduate and be guaranteed admission to a State University or to Charter Oak State College, you must earn an overall 2.0 grade point average.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the CSCU Pathway Transfer: Communication Studies degree program, students will have met the following competency outcomes and goals:

  • Aesthetic Dimensions
  • Continuing Learning/Information Literacy
  • Critical Analysis/Logical Thinking
  • Ethics
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Historical Knowledge and Understanding
  • Oral Communications
  • Scientific Reasoning
  • Scientific Knowledge and Understanding
  • Social Phenomena
  • Written Communication

CSCU Pathway Transfer: Communication Studies Requirements

Total Minimum Credits Required: 60


* Students can choose any courses at or above 100-level to complete unrestricted electives, although you may need to use these credits to

take courses that prepare you for required courses in the degree program. You should also consider using unrestricted electives to meet

foreign language requirements for your programs or to begin work on completing a minor. Central Connecticut State University

will require that you complete a minor by earning at least 18 credits in one area outside your major field. You can also complete other General Education requirements for CCSU, SCSU, WCSU, and COSC - but not ECSU.  You are encouraged to meet with your advisor to determine which courses to select.

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