2024-2025 College Catalog 
    
    May 30, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog

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 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

HU Transfer Scholarship 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.

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

 

General Education Core - 35 Credit Hours


Communication Studies Core - 25 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 Courses to be Completed at HU - Communication Studies: 73 Credit Hours



Prefix

Course #

Course Name

Credit Hours

BOLD

3020

Old Testament Story and Vision

3

BNEW

3020

New Testament Story and Vision

3

BOLD/BNEW

 

Textual Electives (upper-level BNEW or BOLD)
Textual Electives

3

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.)

18

Total HU Credit Hours:

73

Total Credit Hours:

133

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: 2023-2024
Revised: March, 2023   

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