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Associate of Arts (AA) Concentration in Communication

Associate of Arts (AA) with MTA Transfer

Program Code: 387 ∙ Credit Hours: 60 ∙ Contact Hours: 60-65


The Associate of Arts, Concentration in Communication, degree is for students who plan to pursue a bachelorʼs degree in a communication field.

This program is also available 100% online.


A student must successfully complete at least 30 credits, with at least a 2.0 in each course, to fulfill the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).

Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) Requirements

  • 1 Course in English Composition
  • A second course in English Composition or 1 course in Communications
  • 1 Course in Mathematics
  • 2 Courses in Social Sciences (from two disciplines)
  • 2 Courses in Humanities and Fine Arts (from two disciplines excluding studio and performance classes)
  • 2 Courses in Natural Sciences including one with laboratory experience (from two disciplines)


(The second English/Communications requirement will be satisfied by pathway courses.)

Humanities and Fine Arts

Choose two (2) courses from two (2) different Humanities and Fine Arts categories


Complete ENG 112 and one (1) additional Social Science Course from MTA list 

GENERAL ELECTIVES (18 credit hours):

Take an additional 18 credit hours. These 18 hours can be any course 100 level or higher not taken above. Electives should be chosen carefully.