Associate in Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA)
The speech program provides general education courses that assist students in improving communication skills and their understanding of communication. Credit and advanced skills may also be earned by participating in LCC’s Program for intercollegiate debate competition.
For a roadmap that identifies the preferred sequencing of courses and other specific recommendations from faculty, please see the corresponding program map(s):
|CMST& 210 (was SPCH 104)||Interpersonal Communication||5|
|CMST 250 (was SPCH 109)||Intercultural Communication:DIV||5|
|CMST 136/7/8, 236/7/8 (was SPCH 136/7/8, 236/7/8)||Intercollegiate Debate||2 ea.|
|CMST 126/7/8, 226/7/8 (was SPCH 126/7/8, 226/7/8)||Competitive Public Speaking||2 ea.|
|CMST 240 (was SPCH 209)||Rhetorical Criticism/Pop Culture:DIV||5|
|If not used for Communication requirement:|
CMST& 220 (was SPCH 110)
CMST& 230 (was SPCH 114)
Public Speaking OR
Small Group Communication
Total transferable credits required to earn this degree: 90 in courses numbered 100 or above with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0. A course cannot be credited toward more than one distribution or skill area.
Upon the completion of the AA DTA, students will be prepared for transfer to a four-year institution for the student's intended career pathway, and have the following skills and abilities:
Global Skills (assessed at degree level):
General education outcomes (assessed at course level):
Area of study outcomes:
Program planning is based on information available at the time of preparation. It is the student’s responsibility to meet with their LCC advisor and with an advisor at the college to which they plan to transfer for specific requirements. Consult the LCC catalog for LCC graduation requirements.
Most four-year universities require one year of a single foreign language as a graduation requirement.