Community Studies

Curriculum BES.CMS.AA (U224A07)

The focus of Community Studies is designed to focus on aspects of the community with an emphasis on leadership skills and knowledge of community organizational processes. It will enable the student who wishes to take a leadership role to incorporate and develop skills necessary for participation in contemporary organizations. Students who are planning on transferring are advised to select courses that will transfer to the four-year school of their choice.

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

HTH 281

First Aid & CPR

2

#

RHT 101

Freshman Rhetoric and Composition I

3

 

SPE 101

Principles of Effective Speaking

3

 

 

General education/Humanities & Fine Arts

3

 

 

Community Studies elective

6

 

 

 

17

Semester Two

 

PSC 151

American State and Urban Politics

3

#

RHT 102

Freshman Rhetoric and Composition II

3

 

 

General education/Humanities & Fine Arts

3

 

 

General education/Social & Behavioral Science

3

 

 

General education/Mathematics

3

 

 

Community Studies elective

3

 

 

 

18

Semester Three

 

 

General education/Physical & Life Science

4

 

 

General education/Humanities & Fine Arts

3

 

 

General education/Social & Behavioral Science

3

 

 

Community Studies elective

6

 

 

 

16

Semester Four

 

 

General education/Physical & Life Science

4

 

 

General education/Social & Behavioral Science

3

 

 

Community Studies elective

9

 

 

 

16

General education requirements: AA degree

37-41

Community Studies electives for AA degree

19-23

Required Community Studies Courses:

 

BUS 141

Introduction to Business

3

#

SOC 210

Sociology of Leadership

3

(Select courses that meet the BA requirements of your transfer college.)

Select 13 to 17 credits from the following courses:

 

ACC 101

Financial Accounting

3

 

ACC 105

Managerial Accounting

3

 

BUS 127◊

Principles of Marketing

3

 

BUS 150

Principles of Management

3

 

BUS 161

Business Law I

3

 

BUS 200

Introduction to Human Resource Management

3

 

HIS 151

History of the United States to 1877

3

 

 

 

 

 

PSC 150

American National Politics

3

 

PSC 184

Global Politics

3

 

SOC 131

Social Problems

3

#

SOC 225

Racial & Cultural Minorities

3

Note: Courses taken to meet the General Education Core requirements cannot serve as Community Studies electives. Selection of Community Studies electives should be based on specific career goals.

Coordinator: Lorelei Carvajal, Ext. 3440