BA in Communication

Drexel Degree: B.A. in Communication, Journalism

Community College Degree: A.A in Communication Studies

Sample Plan of Study - First & Second Year at Community College of Philadelphia

61 credits at CCP transfer over as 83-90 credits at Drexel

Please contact the Department of Communication for the most current Plan of Study.

First Year
FallCredits SpringCredits 
At Community College
 At Community College 
ENGL 101 or 111 (CCP=ENGL 101: English Composition I [3])3.0 ENGL 102
ENGL 103 (CCP= ENGL 102 [3])
COM 222 (CCP= ENGL 116 [3])3.0 BIO 107
BIO 108 (CCP= BIOL 106 [4])
MATH 100 (CCP= FNMT 118 [3])3.0 COM 150 (CCP Fulfilled by ENGL 107 [3])3.0 
INFO 110 (CCP= CIS 103 [3])3.0 COM 230 (CCP= ENGL 115 [3])3.0 
Free Elective (CCP = FYE 101 [3])3.0 Social Science Elective (CCP = SOC 101 [3], PSYC 101 [3], or ANTH 112 [3])3.0 
 15  19 
Second Year
FallCredits SpringCredits 
At Community College
At Community College
COM 270 (CCP = ENGL 117 [ 3])3.0 COM 101 (CCP = ENGL 214 [ 3])3.0 
COM 345 (CCP = ENGL 118 [ 3])3.0 Free Elective (CCP = Directed Elective [3])3.0 
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective (CCP = ENGL Lit elective [3]))3.0 Free Elective (CCP = Directed Elective [3])3.0 
MATH 107 (CCP = MATH 150 [ 3])3.0 Social Science Elective (CCP = ANTH 202 [3], PSYC 202 [3], PSYC 215 [3], SOC 212 [3], or SOC 231 [3])3.0-4.0 
Free Elective (CCP = ENGL elective [3])3.0 Elective (CCP = Recommend a second Science course [3-4])3.0-4.0 
  Elective (CCP = General Elective [3])3.0 
  Excess Free Elective Credit 22.0-23.0 
 15  40-43 
Third Year
At Drexel
At Drexel
At Drexel
At Drexel
Foreign Language4.0Communication Elective3.0  
MATH4.0Foreign Language4.0  
CIVC 1011.0COM 2403.0  
COOP 1011.0COM 1813.0  
COM 1603.0   
 16 16 0 0
Fourth Year
At Drexel
At Drexel
At Drexel
At Drexel
COM 3103.0PSY 1013.0  
LING 1010.0-3.0COM 2213.0  
UNIV H2011.0Communication Elective3.0  
Communication Elective3.0Advanced COM Elective3.0  
Foreign Language4.0   
 14-17 16 0 0
Fifth Year
At Drexel
At Drexel
At Drexel
Advanced COM Elective3.0Social Science Elective3.0Free Elective3.0 
COM 4913.0COM 4923.0COM 4003.0 
PHIL 3053.0International Studies Elective3.0Free Elective3.0 
Free Elective3.0Diversity Studies Elective3.0Free Elective3.0 
COM 2823.0Free Elective3.0  
 15 15 12 
Total Credits 193-199

Writing-Intensive Course Requirements

In order to graduate, all students must pass three writing-intensive courses after their freshman year. Two writing-intensive courses must be in a student's major. The third can be in any discipline. Students are advised to take one writing-intensive class each year, beginning with the sophomore year, and to avoid “clustering” these courses near the end of their matriculation. Transfer students need to meet with an academic advisor to review the number of writing-intensive courses required to graduate.

A "WI" next to a course in this catalog may indicate that this course can fulfill a writing-intensive requirement. For the most up-to-date list of writing-intensive courses being offered, students should check the Writing Intensive Course List at the University Writing Program. Students scheduling their courses can also conduct a search for courses with the attribute "WI" to bring up a list of all writing-intensive courses available that term.

Transfer Credits

To receive transfer credits, the courses must be substantially equivalent to courses offered in the desired curriculum at Drexel and students must have completed the courses with a grade of C (C=2.0) or better. The transfer courses listed should be used as a general guide and might not be acceptable for every major at the University. Drexel University makes every effort to keep this guide current, but cannot guarantee that every course will be acceptable for transfer. The number of credits a student can transfer will be determined by the academic department once the student has been accepted into the program. 

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