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Graduation Map: Communication Studies, AS-LAS for Transfer to HU (Harding University) BA in Communication Studies


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About This Degree


Start Here / Finish There

NPC Faculty Mentor: Roger Fox (Roger.Fox@np.edu)  501.760.4270

  • This curriculum* is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (AS-LAS) degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the Harding University (HU) to complete a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

HU Transfer Admission information and policies

Additional HU admittance requirements for this program:

  • HU will maintain exclusive responsibility for admission
  • The student must meet all criteria required for undergraduate admission to HU.
  • The student will have earned the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences at NPC, with at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average
  • Students must meet all degree-specific criteria to be admitted to a degree program that requires admission.

Contact the NPUC Transfer Coordinator for special HU Transfer Scholarship information for NPC transfer students

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

 

How to Use the Graduation Map


Full-time? Part-time? Need developmental courses? Starting in the Spring or Summer?
Take courses in the order shown on the Graduation Map. See your academic advisor to help streamline your path toward degree completion.*

Scholarship recipients: Please be aware of eligibility criteria for your scholarship(s).  In particular, pay attention to (1) the enrollment requirements each semester for disbursement of your scholarship(s) and (2) the number of hours and GPA required each semester and/or year for renewal of your scholarship(s).  Graduation Maps provide a semester-by-semester course listing to allow you to graduate on time.  Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at (501) 760-6398 with any questions regarding enrollment/renewal requirements of your scholarship(s).

Semester 1 - Fall (13 Credit Hours)


Semester 2 - Spring (16 Credit Hours)


Semester 3 - Fall (16 Credit Hours)


60 Credit Hours


See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information

* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining HU courses - Communication Studies


Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
BOLD 3020 Old Testament Story and Vision 3

BNEW

3020

New Testament Story and Vision

3

 

 

Bible Electives (upper-level BNEW or BOLD)

2

COMM

3200

Communication Theory

3

COMM

4120

Communication Law

3

COMM

4550

Communication Ethics and Scripture

3

COMM

4150

Communication Research Methods

3

COMM

2690

Public Speaking

3

COMM

3610

Nonverbal and Cross Cultural Communication

3

COMM

3620

Small Group and Organizational Communication

3

COMM

3630

Argumentation and Persuasion

3

COMM

3650

Interpersonal Communication

3

COMM

3670-3672

Communication Internship

1-6

COMM

4510

Senior Seminar

1

 

 

COMM Electives (at least 6 hours must be upper-level)

9

COMM

CSD

ENG

3180

2900

4220

Linguistics or

Phonetics or

Nature and History of Language

3

 

 

Select four one hour courses, each of these courses may be repeated for credit.

4

COMM 1400 Radio Practicum  
COMM 1410 TV Practicum  
COMM 1510 Debate Practicum  
COMM 1710 Forensics Practicum  
COMM 3700 Advanced Intercollegiate Debating  
THEA 1311 Theatre Lab  

 

 

Minor (should choose a Bible minor or minor that includes at least 3 hours of NPC credit.)

9-18

Total HU Credit Hours:

68

Total Credit Hours:

128

Academic Year: 2021-2022
Revised: August, 2021

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