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Communication (Mass)

Associate in Arts (614)

The Communication (Media) degree integrates courses in journalism and news editorial and applies current trends and technologies to create a cohesive academic program that meets clearly articulated goals that appropriately describe its scope and mission. Community college students are encouraged to complete an Associate in Arts degree prior to transfer.

Note:
Students who have already chosen the university to which they plan to transfer should consult that institution's catalog or department advisor and an SVCC academic advisor in planning their program.
Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Students should be computer literate. Computer skills may be acquired before or early in the college experience. Academic Advising, 815/835-6354; Thomas Irish, Assistant Professor of English, 815/835-6394; Patricia Fulfs, Associate Professor of Communication, 815/835-6224.

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on 2017-18 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required number 66 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $8,118.00 $21,912.00 $25,212.00
Fees $776.00 $776.00 $776.00
Course Fees * $30.00 * $30.00 * $30.00
Total Tuition and Fees $8,924.00 $22,718.00 $26,018.00

* Note: Course fees may vary depending upon the classes that a student completes within an academic program. The course fee above is only an estimation and represents the maximum course fees possible; it is likely that course fees will be lower than the estimation above.