2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Mar 24, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog

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


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.

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.

 

General Education Core - 35 Credit Hours


60 Credit Hours


Remaining Courses to be Completed at HU - Communication Studies: 68 Credit Hours



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

BUS

2510

Personal Finance for College Students 

1

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 Communication

3

COMM

3620

Small Group and Organizational Communication

3

COMM

3630

Argumentation and Persuasion

3

COMM

3650

Interpersonal Communication

3

COMM

3670-3673

Communication Internship 

1-2

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

3700-3701

Advanced Intercollegiate Debating

 

THEA

1311

Theatre Lab

 

 

 

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

10-18

Total HU Credit Hours:

68

Total Credit Hours:

128

Harding University students are required to graduate with a minimum of 45 upper level hours (courses numbered 3000 to 4999). Remaining Minor/Bible/Electives may need to be completed as upper-level hours.

 

 

Academic Year: 2022-2023
Revised: August, 2022